M.Ed. Counselling - 2022 Part-Time Cohort

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


Monday, July 4, 2022  

5033 SU02  Counselling Theories (required)

Jul 5-8 and Jul 11-15, 2022 (1:00 pm–5:00 pm)


5133 SU02  Counselling Skills (required)

Jul 19-22 and Jul 25-29, 2022 (1:00 pm-5:00 pm)


50D3 FA01 Ethics in Counselling Practice (required)

Fall 2022

Halifax (MSVU)

50C3 WI01 School Counselling Programs (School Stream - required)


50K3 WI01 Clinical Mental Health Counselling (Agency Stream -required)

Winter 2023 (Jan-Mar)

Halifax (MSVU)

5513 SU01  Research Design in Education (required)

Spring 2023 (Apr-Jun)

Halifax (MSVU)

50J3 SU01  Assessment in Counselling (required)

Jul 4-7 and Jul 10-14, 2023


5553 SU01 Topics: Counselling Couples and Families (elective)

... OR

5553 SU02 Topics: Grief and Loss in Counselling (elective)

Jul 18-21 and Jul 24-28, 2023 (8:30 am-12:30 pm)

... OR

Jul 18-21 and Jul 24-28, 2023 (1:00 pm–5:00 pm)


5623  Group Counselling: Theory and Practice (required)

Fall 2023

Halifax (MSVU)

5553  Topics: Advanced Counselling Skills (elective)

Winter 2024

Halifax (MSVU)

50F3  Counselling Pre-Practicum (required)

Spring 2024

Halifax (MSVU)

50E3  Counselling Across the Lifespan (required)

Jul 2-5 and Jul 8-12, 2024 (1:00 pm-5:00 pm)


5353  Crisis and Trauma (required)

Jul 16-19 and Jul 22-26, 2024 (1:00 pm-5:00 pm)


5066  Counselling Practicum and Group Supervision (required)

Fall 2024

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

Halifax (MSVU)

5343  Counselling for Social Justice and Culturally Responsive Practices (required)

Winter 2025 (Jan-Mar)

Halifax (MSVU)

5543  Theories of Career Development (required)

Spring 2025 (May-mid-Jun)

Halifax (MSVU)


Fall 2025

Students who apply for Fall graduation and complete all degree requirements by the calendar deadline will be awarded their degree in the Fall of 2025.  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. Thesis students are required to take EDUC 5113 (Open-Entry, Continuous Intake - Open Acadia) and EDUC 5966; these courses may replace recommended or additional/elective courses.
  3. The sequence and location of courses shown above are subject to change.
  4. Specific additional/elective courses are designated for each cohort; alternatives require approval.
  5. All courses are delivered in-person unless specifically noted as an online course.