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HECSA: Program

The Higher Education Counseling / Student Affairs (HECSA) program requires the successful completion of 72 quarter credit units (equates to 48 semester units). In compliance with CAS (2012) standards, the program can be completed in a minimum of two full-time academic years.

There are three options for completing the program: Traditional 2-year, Modified 2-year, and 3-year. With each option, the program is divided into three developmental areas: Introduction, Foundation, and Application.

NOTE: Students must successfully complete a Comprehensive Examination during their Final Quarter of Study

View the M.A. in Counseling & Guidance Course Catalog

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