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School Counseling | Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Graduate Counselor Education Programs
In the Counselor Education graduate program, AUM College of Education offers a master’s degree and an Education Specialist (EdS) in two specialty tracks: Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.
These programs help students develop skills and theories that are applicable in career settings such as:
Counselor Education courses use a blend of technology and media to support candidates in a variety of learning environments. These courses are designed to help counselors provide specially designed interventions for their clients and to work with diverse populations. An internship is required.
Auburn University at Montgomery has been recognized as one of the best schools for online learning at the master’s level by OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD). AUM’s education programs earned top honors for overall quality, affordability and commitment to student success.
Programs & Plans of Study
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Program Survey & Comprehensive Assessment Plan
Counselor Education Survey
In order to evaluate and improve the counseling program of study, current and former students are surveyed during the spring semester each year. Students are asked to complete the Counselor Education Survey, and evaluate their training, professional development and involvement opportunities, and faculty-student mentoring. Current and former students are also asked for suggestions about improving the program. Finally, they list their employment, professional certifications and licensure, current professional membership and service and honors. Informal student input is also solicited from students periodically as needed.
The Comprehensive Assessment Plan for the Counselor Education Program
The Counseling Program at AUM engages in an array of data gathering activities to improve its program. Comprehensive Program Plan for the AUM Counselor Education Program at Auburn University at Montgomery addresses both the continuous systematic program evaluation processes as well as the assessment of student learning outcomes processes. The assessment plan is detailed at both the curricular experiences and overall program level in relation to assessing direct evidence of student learning.
College of Education
At the AUM College of Education, you will have powerful learning experiences, working side by side with professors who have real-world experience.
To help you pay for college, you might qualify for one of our scholarships.
Official Degree Name
Master’s and Educational Specialist (EdS) in Instructional Leadership
Many classes in this degree program are available in both an In-Class and/or Online format. Students may elect to complete the entire program online. Students in these courses enroll in a program to connect in a virtual and/or in-class environment to collaborate using a variety of technological and educational tools. Professors play an instrumental role in building relationships among teams and individuals in this setting. All course criteria for online programs is completed through online efforts. Be sure to check with your advisor if you have any questions regarding online studies.