Master of Science in Continuing EducationCollege Student Development Program Admission Requirements This degree does not qualify a student for any teaching or counseling certificate in the State of Alabama. Out-of-state students should check carefully the certification requirements for their respective state(s). For full admission to this program, the prospective student must meet all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies and successfully pass a criminal background check. I. Conditional Admission Required Courses: 9 hours Professional Courses ED 504 - Techniques of Educational Research (3) ED 506 - Educational Statistics (3) EP 500 - Advanced Educational Psychology (3) OR SC 506 - Life-Span Development and Learning (3) OR EP 506 - Life-span Development and Learning (3) II. Unconditional Admission Required Courses: 24 hours Concentration CSD 500 - Theory and Philosophy of College Student Development (3) CSD 501 - Management and Supervision for College Student Development Professionals (3) CSD 541 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling (3) CSD 542 - Career Development and Counseling (3) CSD 545 - Diagnostic Techniques for School Counselors (3) CSD 546 - Group Counseling (3) * CSD 547 - Counseling Multicultural Populations (3) CSD 559 - Practicum and Internship in College Student Development (3) * Total Required: 33 hours Note(s): *Students must have successfully completed CSD 500, CSD 501, and pass the required criminal background check prior to enrolling in CSD 546 and CSD 559. This program is also offered online. Program Completion Requirements The student shall: Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better in all courses in the approved program as verified on an official transcript. Make a satisfactory score on a written comprehensive examination documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program. Governance The Teacher Education Program and the Teacher Certification Program are governed by the Alabama State Department of Education, and the College of Education reserves the right to change requirements in these programs at any time when such changes are mandated by the State Department.