Master of Education in Counselor Education

The MEd in Counselor Education offers 2 areas of specialization - Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling - both fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), as well as an Advanced Counseling Certificate (post-master's).

Dr. Jeanne Booth talks with a student
Associate Professor Dr. Jeanne Booth (left) provides consulting services and workshops for school divisions and other organizations throughout Virginia

Our program trains you to be an effective, ethical, professional practitioner. It promotes personal growth and academic excellence, emphasizing diversity of experience and ideas. You will be equipped to both serve and lead in the counseling profession.

Research and Scholarship

Financial Aid and Scholarships
A scholarship program also is available to students who are regular presenters at conferences.

We use the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE) as the comprehensive exam for the program. The CPCE is designed to assess counseling students' knowledge of counseling information and is used by more than 270 universities and colleges.

Program Accreditation

Accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, Va. 22314
703.535.5990

"The Counselor Education Program at Lynchburg College gave me a realistic view of what a school counselor does through classes, guest speakers, visits to schools, practicum, and internship."
Stephanie E. Moehlenkamp MEd '06, professional school counselor, Rustburg Elementary School and treasurer, Virginia Counselors Association