MEd in Counselling - 2021 Part-Time Cohort

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


Monday, July 5, 2021  

5033  Counselling Theories

Summer 2021


5133  Counselling Skills

Summer 2021





50D3 FA01 Ethics in Counselling Practice

Fall 2021

Halifax (MSVU)

50J3 WI01 Assessment in Counselling

Winter 2022

Halifax (MSVU)

5513  Research Design in Education

Spring 2022 (Apr 23 - Jun 11)

Halifax (MSVU)




50C3  School Counselling Programs (School) OR

Summer 2022 (July 5-8 and July 11-15); (1:00 - 5:00pm) OR


50K3  Clinical Mental Health Counselling (Agency)

Summer 2022 (July 5-8 and July 11-15); (1:00 - 5:00pm)


5553  Topics in Counselling: Addictions **

Summer 2022 (July 19-22 and July 25-29); (1:00 - 5:00pm)





5623  Group Counselling: Theory and Practice

Fall 2022 (Sep - Dec, dates tba)

Halifax (MSVU)

5583  Counselling Strategies and Interventions

Winter 2023 (Jan - Mar, dates tba)

Halifax (MSVU)

50F3  Counselling Pre-Practicum

Spring 2023 (Apr - Jun, dates tba)

Halifax (MSVU)




5543  Theories of Career Development

Summer 2023 (Jul 4-7 and Jul 10-14); (1:00 - 5:00pm)


5003  Theories of Human Development and Learning

Summer 2023 (Jul 18-21 and Jul 24-28); (1:00 - 5:00pm)





5066  Counselling Practicum and Group Supervision

Fall 2023

Practicum: Full-time Monday to Friday for 4 months from September to end of December


50E3  Counselling Across the Lifespan

Winter 2024 (Jan-Mar, dates tba)

Halifax (MSVU)

5233  Counselling Families *

Spring 2024 (Apr - Jun, dates tba)

Halifax (MSVU)





Fall 2024

Students who apply for Fall graduation and complete all degree requirements by the calendar deadline are awarded their degree in the Fall of 2024.  Because there is no Fall ceremony, graduates will also be invited to attend Spring Convocation in May 2025.



  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.