Winthrop University: COE - Counseling and Development Program - Degree Information
Contact Information
Dr. Tony Strange
Counseling & Development
146 A Withers Building
Rock Hill, SC 29733

Master of Education in Counseling and Development

Degree Information

The Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) in Counseling and Development provides dynamic curricula for students interested in meeting the educational requirements for licensure as Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) or licensure or certification as a School Counselor. Students choose a concentration in clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) or school counseling (SC); both concentrations are fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The program is offered in a cohort format typically completed in two years. The structured program includes classroom, laboratory, and field-based education and training. The coursework includes a designated program of study for each concentration consisting of: 

Coursework is provided primarily in a face-to-face on campus modality, but does include some hybrid coursework using the learning management system (BlackBoard) common in undergraduate and graduate coursework. Students will be completing practica and internships in field-based settings. Some experiences may be housed on campus within the Community Counseling Clinic or the Center for Student Wellness, but students should expect to travel off campus as well.

Last Updated: 3/2/23