The Department of Counseling, Foundations and Leadership offers degrees in School and Community Counseling and in Educational Leadership. Additionally, the department offers graduate courses in the area of foundations to include Educational Research and Psychology. The department emphasizes instruction and rigorous application of theory through performance-based instruction that culminates in real-world experience. Instruction is augmented through technology to include computer simulations, video, and laboratory experiences on campus and in the field.
Masters in Educational Leadership: The Master of Education no longer leads to certification but is a fully online degree only program for those desiring to gain a foundational understanding and application of school/organizational leadership. Click Here for More Information
Masters in Educational Leadership Higher Education Track: You also have the option of obtaining an Ed Leadership degree with emphasis on Higher Education. This degree is offered partly online and partly face to face. Click Here for More Information
Specialist in Educational Leadership: The Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership leads to Georgia certification (PL6) and is offered either online, face to face, or in a hybrid configuration. Click Here for More Information
Doctorate in Curriculum and Leadership: CSU's program leading to a Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Leadership is oriented toward promoting strong skills in assessment, research, pedagogy and content areas, leading to a high level of expertise. Students in the program also develop an in-depth understanding of educational psychology and how learning occurs. Click Here for More Information
Masters in Community Counseling: The department also offers the Master of Science in Community Counseling degree. This program is transitioning to the CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING degree. Once approved, candidates will apply to the new 60 hour CMHC degree.
Masters in School Counseling: The department also offers the Master of Education in School Counseling degree. These degree programs have received national accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP).