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Master of Science in Counseling


M.S. in Counseling, option in School Counseling

Advising Form - Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Advising Form - School Counseling

Roadmap - School Counseling with PPS Credential

PPS Completion Form

Core Counseling Courses

Core Counseling Courses
Course Number Course Title Units
COUN 200 Counseling Techniques 3 units
COUN 201 Multicultural Aspects of Counseling 3 units
COUN 202 Group Counseling 3 units
COUN 203 Assessment in Counseling 3 units
COUN 206 Counseling Through the Lifespan 3 units
COUN 208 Practicum in Counseling 4 units
COUN 220 Career Development Theory 3 units
ERE 220 Research in Education 3 units

COUN 298

COUN 299

Project plus 4-units of electives
Thesis plus 4-units of electives
Comprehensive Exam plus 7-units of electives





Sub Total 25 or 28 Units


School Counseling Specialization Courses

School Counseling Specialization Courses
Course Number Course Title Units
COUN 240 Counseling Parents of Exceptional Children 3 units
COUN 241 Organization of Counseling Services 3 units
COUN 242S Parent Education, Pupil Advocacy, Consulting  3 units
COUN 249 Field Placement in School Counseling 4-8 units

CI 285


ERE 288

Seminar in Advanced Educational Psychology


Educational Measurement & Prog Evaluation

3 units
    Sub Total 16 Units



Electives 4 or 7 Units

Students adding the PPS credential are encouraged to take following courses as electives to meet the PPS completion requirement:

  •  COUN 150 (Laws Related to Children)
  • COUN 233 (Therapeutic Methods with Children, Adolescents)
  • COUN 249 (Field Placement in School Counseling, the second 4-unit)
Total Required Units 48


For course descriptions, visit the Fresno State Catalog.