Counseling and Special Education
Program assessment and evaluation

Counselor students wearing graduation caps and gowns.

A few key outcome data metrics for our programs in the 2015-16 academic year:


In summer 2015, fall 2015 and spring 2016, 30 students earned master’s degrees in the school counseling track and 10 students earned M.Ed. degrees in the college student development and counseling track.

Completion rate

Approximately 94 percent of students admitted to the M.Ed. in counseling’s school counseling concentration and 90 percent of the students admitted to its college student development and counseling concentration complete the degree program.

National Counselor Examination

Although the NCE exam is not a component of program requirements, several students take it each year. Of the students who took the exam in 2015, 100 percent passed.

Job placement rate

Approximately 85 percent of school counseling track graduates and 86 percent of college student development and counseling track graduates obtain jobs in counseling or a related field within six months of completing our M.Ed. program.

Assessment report