MEd in Counselling - 2021 Full-Time Cohort

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


Monday, July 5, 2021

5033 Counselling Theories

Jul 6-9 and Jul 12-16, 2021 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Hybrid

5133  Counselling Skills

Jul 20-23 and Jul 26-30, 2021 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Hybrid

50C3  School Counselling Programs * (School Counselling stream requirement)


Aug 3-6 and Aug 9-13, 2021 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Hybrid

50K3 Clinical Mental Health Counselling * (Agency Counselling stream requirement)

Aug 3-6 and Aug 9-13, 2021 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Hybrid

50D3  Ethics in Counselling Practice

Aug 17-20 and Aug 23-27, 2021 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Hybrid



50F3  Counselling Pre-Practicum

Fall 2021 (Mondays, mornings), Acadia

5623  Group Counselling: Theory and Practice

Fall 2021 (Tuesdays, mornings), Acadia

5513  Research Design in Education

Fall 2021 (Tuesdays, evenings), Acadia

5583  Counselling Strategies and Interventions

Fall 2021 (Thursdays, afternoons), Acadia



5113  Qualitative Research in Education (required for Thesis students)

Winter 2022 (Thursdays, evenings), tbc

5066  Counselling Practicum and Group Supervision

Practicum: Full-time, Monday to Friday for 4 months from January to end of April



5003 Theories of Human Development and Learning

Spring 2022 (May – June, dates tba), Acadia

50J3  Assessment in Counselling

Spring 2022 (May – June, dates tba), Acadia

5553  Topics: Culturally Responsive Counselling

Spring 2022  (May – June, dates tba), Acadia



5543 Theories of Career Development

Jul 5-8 and Jul 11-15, 2022 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Acadia

50E3  Counselling Across the Lifespan

Jul 19-22 and Jul 25-29, 2022 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Acadia

5233 Counselling Families

Aug 2-5 and Aug 8-12, 2022 (8:30am - 12:30pm), Acadia



Graduation / Convocation

Fall 2022

Students who apply for fall graduation and complete all degree requirements by the calendar deadline are awarded their degree in the fall of 2022. Because there is no fall ceremony, graduates will also be invited to attend Spring Convocation in May 2023.



  1. The program is 48 credit-hours for the non-thesis route; 51 credit-hours for the Thesis option.
  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 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. Courses noted as Hybrid will be offered on campus (at Acadia) when possible, with the option for students to join remotely