Community & Agency Counselling (M.Ed.)

Community and Agency Counselling area of focus prepares M.Ed. students for counselling individuals, couples, and families. Effective and developmental needs of individual and families are studied in content and practicum courses. Skills are developed through group and individual counselling instruction.

Potential Career Opportunities

Students graduating from this specialty area are employed as counsellors in a range of governmental, industrial, and agency settings.

View the standard program prerequisites and additional information.

Required Courses (42 credits)

CNPS 514 (3)
OR CNPS 524 (3)
Counselling Adolescents
Counselling Adults
CNPS 532C (6) Psychological Assessment in Counselling
CNPS 564 (3) Group Counselling
CNPS 574 (3) Career Planning and Decision Making
CNPS 578C (6) Individual and Family Counselling Theories and Interventions
CNPS 584 (3) Program Development and Professional Practice in Counselling
CNPS 586 (3) Ethics in Counselling Psychology
CNPS 588 (6) Supervised Training in Counselling
CNPS 598 (6) Field Experiences
Research Courses (choose one, 3-credit course)
EDUC 500 (3) Review of Research in Educational Methods
EPSE 481 (3) Introduction to Research in Education
Electives (choose one, 3-credit courses)
CNPS 534 (3) Gender and Sex Role Counselling
CNPS 545 (3) Family Counselling II
CNPS 594 (3) Cross-Cultural Counselling

Total Credits listed in M.Ed. program is 48 Credits

The M.Ed. program has variable credit requirement (from 36 – 48 credits)

Contact the Program Area Assistant for application or course registration information.