Currently accepting applications for MA in Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling
for Fall 2019.
For further information, please follow this link.
The Mental Health Counseling Program is designed to train potential counselors for
a variety of mental health settings. This page provides some information in regards
to the Mental Health Program. Each student must work closely with his or her advisor
in regards to the students program of study.
The School Counseling is designed to train potential counselors to work in elementary
and secondary school setting. This page provides some information in regards to the
school program. Each student must work closely with his or her advisor in regards
to the students program of study.
All students must have a master’s degree in counseling or education, satisfy the admission
requirements to the Graduate School and admission requirements to the Specialist Degree
programs in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling as outlined in
the Graduate Bulletin (pp 16-17). The 72 credit hour minimum may include approved
credits from the master’s degree.
The Psychological Examiners Certification Program does not lead to degree from Southeast
Missouri State University. It is designed solely to allow an individual to obtain
the coursework they need to become certified as a Psychological Examiner by the Missouri
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This page provides some information
in regards to the certificate program. Each student must work closely with his or
her advisor in regards to the student's program of study.
Professional Counseling Links
The Department of Educational Leadership & Counseling is excited to unveil the new
Southeast Missouri State Play Therapy Center.
The center will provide counseling and supervision opportunities for our counseling
students who are taking the Play Therapy Sequence and additionally help us to qualify
with the Association for Play Therapy to eventually become an Approved Center of Play
The Play Therapy Sequence consists of 2 courses which meet the University level educational
requirements to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) through the Association for