The 30-credit hour, online graduate level diploma program has been available from CBU since 1994. It is intended to enhance counseling skills for classroom teachers. With courses in counseling theory, differentiated instructional issues, individual and career counseling, testing and a supervised practicum, the diploma has proven beneficial to all educators in a variety of teaching and resource positions. Formal admission into the program is required. Courses are offered on a part-time basis allowing for the program to be completed in three years. Individual courses may be taken with the permission of the Dean.

Approximate length: 2.5 – 3 years part-time

*The Diploma in Education (Counseling) does not meet the criteria set forth by the Nova Scotia Department of Education for individuals seeking careers in guidance counseling.


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Please see the Academic Calendar for course descriptions.

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