MEd in 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

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


5133 SU02  Counselling Skills

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


50D3 FA01 Ethics in Counselling Practice

Fall 2022

Halifax (MSVU)

50C3 WI01 School Counselling Programs (School stream requirement)


50K3 WI01 Clinical Mental Health Counselling (Agency stream requirement)

Winter 2023 (Jan - Mar)

Halifax (MSVU)

5513 SU01  Research Design in Education

Spring 2023 (Apr - Jun)

Halifax (MSVU)

50J3 SU01  Assessment in Counselling

Jul 4-7 and Jul 10-14, 2023


5553 SU01 Topics: Counselling Couples and Families

... OR

5553 SU02 Topics: Grief and Loss in Counselling

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

... OR

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


5623  Group Counselling: Theory and Practice

Fall 2023

Halifax (MSVU)

5553  Topics: Advanced Counselling Skills

Winter 2024

Halifax (MSVU)

50F3  Counselling Pre-Practicum

Spring 2024

Halifax (MSVU)

5543  Theories of Career Development

Jul 2-5 and Jul 8-12, 2024


5353  Crisis and Trauma

Jul 16-19 and Jul 22-26, 2024


5066  Counselling Practicum and Group Supervision

Fall 2024

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

Halifax (MSVU)

5343  Counselling for Social Justice and Culturally Responsive Practices

Winter 2025 (Jan-Mar)

Halifax (MSVU)

50E3  Counselling Across the Lifespan

Spring 2025 (May-mid-Jun)

Halifax (MSVU)


Fall 2025

Students who apply for Fall graduation and complete all degree requirements by the calendar deadline are 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. Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are recommended for both School and Agency streams.
  3. Courses marked with two asterisks (**) are additional/elective courses.
  4. All other courses listed are core, required courses for both School and Agency
  5. 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.
  6. The sequence and location of courses shown above are subject to change.
  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.