Why pursue the counseling and assessment degree at Missouri State?
The specialist in education, counseling and assessment program is one of the region’s only degree programs that meet the school psychological examiner certification requirements – a field experiencing tremendous shortages in school districts across the state.
The EdS degree is often a major step up in career advancement. Missouri State’s program is tailored to working teachers, counselors and mental health professionals who desire to further their career as a school psychological examiner. Courses are offered through alternative delivery options, included seated, online and concentrated classes.
As a post-graduate student, you will:
- Hone effective communication and analytical skills necessary to lead an educational team through the process of identifying students in need of special education services
- Gain comprehensive training at the University’s on-site counseling center
- Benefit from a team of faculty members dedicated to counseling, psychology and life-long education
- Be among a cohort of select students motivated to making a difference in the lives of students