Specialist in Education (Eds) in Counseling

Would you like to further your career and enhance your ability to lead within the field of counseling? The online Educational Specialist degree in Counseling at Hampton University is designed for those who have completed a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and are interested in taking their career to the next level. With convenient online courses taught in conjunction with Hampton’s School of Nursing, students will hone their ability to facilitate change within their organization.

When pursuing a Specialist in Education in Counseling degree online, students will learn concepts that will equip them to succeed. Together we will explore counseling leadership from all angles, providing you with a comprehensive base of knowledge and skill to propel you forward in your career. Take the next step in becoming an influential leader in your field— apply today.

CourseCourse TitleYear/SemesterCredit Hours
COUO 602Abnormal Behavior and Psychopathology1st Year – Semester 13
COUO 621Advanced Group and Family Counseling 1st Year – Semester 23
COUO 816Qualitative Methods of Research 1st Year – Semester 13
COUO 805Human Sexuality1st Year – Semester 23
COUO 630Analysis of Behavioral Data1st Year – Semester 13
COUO 824Theories and Practice of Counseling Supervision1st Year – Semester 23
COUO 801Counseling Leadership and Advocacy1st Year – Semester 33
COUO 710Ethics and Legal Aspects of Counseling1st Year – Semester 33
COUO 826Research and Program Evaluation2nd Year – Semester 13
COUO 725Grant Writing2nd Year – Semester 13
Total Credit Hours66

Course Details

  • Cost Per Credit – $695
  • Course Length – 16 weeks
  • Degree Credits – 30

Financial Aid

Admissions Requirements

  • Online application for admission
  • Master of Arts in Counseling from an accredited program
  • GRE (Can be waived if you have a Master’s from an accredited program)[This is currently waived for all Spring and Fall 2021 Applicants]
  • Personal statement (indicating self reflection and career goals; not to exceed 1,000 words)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • All College/University transcripts
  • A copy of your State or Federal ID

Please forward all admissions packages and supplemental documentation to:

Hampton U Online
Attn: HUO Graduate Admissions
PO Box 6227
Hampton, Virginia  23668

Official Transcripts sent through a transcript network may be sent to hutranscripts@hamptonu.edu
Unofficial/Opened/Scanned transcripts will not be accepted for graduate programs

Application Deadlines

Starting Session: Spring 
Deadline: November 15th

Starting Session: Fall
Deadline: June 15th

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