MEd in Counselling - 2020 Part-Time Cohort

48 Credit-Hours for Non-Thesis Route; 51 Credit-Hours for Thesis Route



50D3 Z4   Ethics in Counselling Practice

Summer 2020


5033 Z4   Counselling Theories

Summer 2020





50J3   Principles of Assessment for Counselling

Fall 2020


5133  Counselling Skills

Winter 2021


5583  Counselling Strategies and Interventions

Spring 2021





50C3    School Counselling Programs (School) OR

Summer 2021


50K3     Clinical Mental Health Counselling (Agency)

Summer 2021


5553     Topics in Counselling:  Addictions **

Summer 2021





5623     Group Counselling: Theory and Practice

Fall 2021

Halifax (MSVU)

5513     Research Design in Education

Winter 2022

Halifax (MSVU)

50F3    Counselling Pre-Practicum

(or EDUC 50G3 Research Literacy)

Spring 2022

Halifax (MSVU)




50E3     Counselling Across the Lifespan *

Summer 2022 (July 5-20, mornings)


5543     Theories of Career Development

Summer 2022 (July 5-20, afternoons)





5066     Counselling Practicum and Group Supervision

Fall 2022

Practicum: Full-time Mon to Fri, for 4 months from Sep to Dec


5003     Theories of Human Development and Learning

Winter 2023

Halifax (MSVU)

5233     Counselling Families *

Spring 2023

Halifax (MSVU)





Fall 2023

Students who apply for Fall graduation and complete all degree requirements by the calendar deadline are awarded their degree in the Fall of 2023.  Because there is no Fall ceremony, graduates will also be invited to attend Spring Convocation in May 2024.



  1. The program is 48 credit-hours for the non-thesis route and 51 credit-hours for the thesis route.
  2. The sequence and location of courses shown above are subject to change.
  3. Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are recommended for both School and Agency streams.
  4. Courses marked with two asterisks (**) are additional/elective courses.
  5. All other courses listed are core, required courses for both School and Agency streams.
  6. Thesis students are required to take EDUC 5113 (generally offered on Thursday evenings in Winter terms at Acadia) and 5966; these courses may replace recommended or additional/elective courses.
  7. Specific additional/elective courses are designated for each cohort; alternatives require approval.
  8. All courses are delivered in-person, unless specifically noted as an online course.