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Students must complete ten academic courses in appropriate sequence to meet prerequisite requirements and either a supervised practicum or supervised internship from the list below:
MEC 7203 Career Development and Information Services
MED 6102 E-folio
MEC 7501 Family Counseling
MEC 7502 The Counselor as Consultant
MEC 7701 Testing, Measurements, and Research in School Counseling
MEC 7600 Non-Certification Supervised Practicum
MEC 7781 Supervised Practicum: Elementary
MEC 7782 Supervised Practicum: Secondary
MEC 8000 Supervised Internship: I Elementary
MEC 8001 Supervised Internship: II Elementary
MEC 8002 Supervised Internship: I Secondary
MEC 8003 Supervised Internship: II Secondary
The following courses must be completed with a 3.0 GPA: MEC 6401 , MEC 6402 , MEC 6501 , ,MEC 7500 and MEC 7202. Candidates must submit scores on PRAXIS I tests or hold a current, valid teaching certificate. There is a formal application process for all MEC clinical experiences (practica and internships) which must be followed. Registration for all supervised MEC practica and internships requires the prior approval of the MEC Clinical Coordinator or the MEC Program Chair.
Title 14, §745 & 746 of the Delaware Administrative Code applies to counseling interns not currently employed in the public school system. This regulation requires Criminal Background Checks, Child Protection Registry Checks and University and district approval prior to placement as a counseling intern in a Delaware public school.
To qualify for the Master of Education degree, a student must successfully complete a minimum of 36 credit hours (with practicum), or 42 credit hours (with internships), maintain a GPA of at least 3.0, and submit scores on all PRAXIS I tests or hold a current, valid teaching certificate. All course work (including practicum or internships) must be completed within five years.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2012-2013 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2012 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.