Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling (Licensed Professional Counselor Track)
Licensed Professional Counselor Track
Upon completion of the Licensed Professional Counselor Track the counselor will have the required professional content areas and Practicum hours to apply for National and/or State Licensure. Upon Licensure, the counselor is prepared to provide services across the life span in the areas of individual and group counseling in public, private, state and/or federal agencies.
The LPC Program offers a 60-hour degree designed to prepare students to pass the Texas LPC exam, and then to practice in community or private practice settings. It includes in-class and reduced seating (partial online) courses in counseling theory; ethics; individual, group, and family methods; career; research; assessment; statistics; multicultural issues; psychopathology; and advance methods in individual and group therapy. The program culminates with three courses in practicum/internship. For more information, please consult the Graduate Catalog, or call the Educational Psychology office at 956-665-3466.