Career Development Requirements

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Master of Science Degree in Career Development 
Advanced Certificate in Career Developments

Master of Science Degree in Career Development

Admissions Requirements
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Admission to Candidacy
Students in the Career Development Program will be reviewed for candidacy after successful completion of 12 graduate credits. Please see general candidacy guidelines at the beginning of the catalog.

Graduate Requirements
Satisfactory completion of 45 credits of graduate study in career development is required with an overall cumulative average of B (3.0). Thirty credits are in required courses; six credits in internship; and nine credits in electives.

Required Courses - 45 credits
CLD 540 Theories of Career Counseling 3 cr.
CLD 547 Methods & Tools of Assessment 3 cr.
CLD 617 Career Planning, Processes & Procedures 3 cr.
CLD 622 Understanding, Evaluating & Using Career Development Resources 3 cr.
CLD 624 Planning, Conducting & Evaluating Workshops 3 cr.
GSC 505 Research Methodology 3 cr.
GSC 584 Introduction to Theories of Counseling 3 cr.
GSC 619 Group Counseling 3 cr.
PSY 581 Interviewing & Counseling (Prereq. GSC 584) 3 cr.
PSY 586 Counseling the Culturally Diverse 3 cr.
CLD 710 Supervised Internship in Career Development I 3 cr.
CLD 711 Supervised Internship in Career Development II 3 cr.
Three Elective Courses 9 cr.

Courses
For descriptions of courses, please download the Graduate School Catalog.

Advanced Certificate in Career Development

Admissions Requirements
To view Admissions requirements for this program, please click here.

Admission to Candidacy
Students in the Career Development Program will be reviewed for candidacy after successful completion of 12 graduate credits. Please see general candidacy guidelines at the beginning of the catalog.

Graduate Requirements- 21 credits
CLD 540 Theories of Career Counseling 3 cr.
CLD 547 Methods & Tools of Assessment 3 cr.
CLD 617 Career Planning, Processes & Procedures 3 cr.
CLD 622 Understanding, Evaluating & Using Career Development Resources 3 cr.
CLD 624 Planning, Conducting & Evaluating Workshops 3 cr.
CLD 636 Retirement Planning/Midlife Career Change 3 cr.
CLD 710 Supervised Internship in Career Development I 3 cr.

Courses
For descriptions of courses, please download the Graduate School Catalog.