Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education (Non Certification) Family Counseling This degree does not qualify a student for any teaching certificate in the State of Alabama. Out-of-state students should check carefully the certification requirements of their respective states. To be admitted to this program, the prospective student must meet all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies. I. Conditional Admission Required Courses: 9 hours ED 504 . Techniques of Educational Research (3) ED 506 . Educational Statistics (3) PY 526 . Marriage and Family Therapy (3) II. Unconditional Admission Courses A. Required Course: 3 hours PY 555 . Systems Theory in Psychology (3) B. Base Concentration Electives: 9 hours PY 570 . Systems of Psychotherapy (3) PY 595 . Professional Orientation (3) SC 506 . Life-Span Development and Learning (3) C. Applied Concentration: 12 hours PY 527 . The Therapeutic Relationship (3) PY 535 . Advanced Techniques in Family Counseling (3) PY 563 . Assessment Techniques in Family Counseling (3) PY 599 . Internship in Counseling Psychology (3) Total Required: 33 hours Note(s): • This program is also offered online.