Counseling, M.S.Ed. Student Learning Outcomes

College Education
Major Counseling
Degree M.S.Ed.
Date Revised October 2019

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of common core areas in counseling. (The common core includes the  following major domains that all Counseling students are exposed to: Ethics, diagnosis of  mental health, career, theories, group work, assessment, crisis intervention, substance use  and addiction, counseling skills and strategies, multicultural social justice issues, lifespan and  development). 
  2. Demonstrate effective counseling competencies.
  3. Demonstrate general dispositional awareness and behaviors regarding impact on others,  professional identity and continuous growth, and ethics. 
  4. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in a selected area of professional preparation (Clinical  Mental Health or School Counseling specialization). 
  5. Demonstrate engagement in social and cultural diversity growth opportunities.  

Methods of Assessment

  • Major Project from Core Courses (1,  4, 5)
  • Dispositions Evaluation (3, 5)
  • Counselor Competency Rating Rubric  (1‐3, 5)
  • Multicultural and Social Justice  Counseling Competency (MSJCC)  Workshop Series Survey (3, 5)
  • Internship Site Supervisor Intern Evaluation (1‐5)
  • Content Exam 181 (4)
  • Program Portfolio (1‐5)
  • Graduate Exit Survey (1, 3‐5)
  • Alumni Survey (1, 3‐5)
  • Employer Survey (1‐5)  

Last Updated

AAE updated February 2020

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