Master of Education with Emphasis in School Counseling

Program Description

ENMU's Master of Education in School Counseling will help you gain knowledge and skills to practice successfully as a professional counselor. When you graduate from this program, you will be qualified to pursue licensure/certification as a K-12 school counselor. The counseling program is designed to be completed 100% online.

If you are a non-counseling candidate (teacher, administrator), you may request permission to take courses independently or as a concentration in other degree programs.

Program Highlights

New Mexico Expanding Opportunities Project (NMEOP)

ENMU is a partner with the New Mexico Expanding Opportunities Project (NMEOP), which provides financial incentives, learning opportunities and networking if you plan to serve as a school counselor in New Mexico.

Get more information at NMEOP

Master of Education School Counseling (48 hours)

Note: Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2020–22 Graduate Catalog.

Core Requirements (48 hours)

COUN 501 Professional Orientation in Counseling 3
COUN 510 School Counseling 3
COUN 512 Trauma and Crisis Counseling 3
COUN 516 Ethics in Counseling 3
COUN 517 Techniques in Counseling 3
COUN 533/EDF 500 Research Seminar/Documentary Research 3
COUN 542 Career and Lifestyle Development 3
COUN 544 Theories of Counseling 3
COUN 547 Group Process 3
COUN 555 Human Growth and Development 3
COUN 556 Social and Cultural Foundations 3
COUN 575 Counseling Assessment 3
COUN 580 Counseling Children and Adolescents 3
COUN 597 Practicum in Counseling 3
COUN 598 Internship/Seminar 6


The Master of Education in School Counseling 48-hour degree program includes academic coursework and a 300-hour internship that you must completed at an elementary, middle or high school.

Career Pathways

  • School Counselor

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. You may have the opportunity to apply for available graduate assistantships and teaching assistantships. For more information contact: