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M.Ed. in Counseling Program OK’d for Mass. Licensure

March 20, 2017
Merrimack College’s Master of Education program in school counseling has been approved for guidance counselor licensure for grades K-8 and 5-12 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, school official said.

The program, offered through the School of Education and Social Policy, prepares students for careers in vocational rehabilitation, community-youth services and advising. Students can complete the program in two to three years, depending whether they attend full- or part-time.

The program is noted for its ongoing and progressively intense field experience requirement in schools and community-based organizations. Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree in human development, psychology or a related field.

For questions about the program, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at or 978-837-3563.


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