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Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday

Course schedule

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Course delivery

Class coursework is completed during the first year of the program, with most students taking three classes per semester

Most classes are offered in the evenings from 6:00 - 8:50pm and meet one day a week

MED 640, MED 648 and MED 559 require 10 observation house in K-12 schools

Example schedule of classes

(this is a sample only, course times and offerings are subject to change)

Course Credits
Fall semester
MED 642 Group processes 3
MED 641 Individual counseling 3
MED 559 Introduction to exceptionality 3
  subtotal 9
estimated cost ($1045 credit hour*) $9,405
Spring semester
MED 605 Diversity and social context in the classroom 3
MED 640 Guidance and counseling 3
MED 644 High school and career counseling 3
  subtotal 9
  estimated cost ($1045 credit hour*) $9,405
MED 545 School drug prevention and counseling  3
MED 646 Assessment and current issues in school counseling 3
MED 648 Elementary and middle school counseling 3
  subtotal 9
  estimated cost ($660 credit hour*) $5,940
Fall semester
MED 649 Internship in school counseling
(400 hours in a K-12 school)
  subtotal 5
  estimated cost ($1045 credit hour*) $5,225
  grand total 31
  total cost for whole program $29,975
Additional courses for the MED degree: MED 601, 607, 605, 559 and 561. Those interested in the MED degree with ESA certification should see the MED website.

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