Limited-Residency Masters of Arts and Post-Masters Certificate
The basis of the program curriculum is an individualized learning model that revolves around an agreed-upon and consistent course syllabus accompanied by an individualized study plan. The course study plan forms the foundation of the course and is developed as a cooperative document with the student, the Prescott College faculty advisor, and the on-site mentor teacher. The study plan covers the course curriculum, the student’s specific learning targets which are aligned to the students’ work with their mentor to create activities that meet the learning targets.
In the Limited-Residency Masters of Arts Program, Prescott College offers a Master of Arts Degree in five different subject areas, for both aspiring and experienced teachers:
- Early Childhood Education
- Early Childhood Special Education
- Elementary Education
- Secondary Education
- School Guidance Counseling
For more information about these programs, please contact graduate admissions E-mail.
Prescott College offers a Post-M.A. Certificates in School Guidance Counseling and a graduate certificate in Equine-Assisted Learning
Post M.A. School Guidance Counseling Certificate
Students who have already earned a master’s degree from a regionally-accredited post-secondary institution and who are seeking Arizona School Guidance Counseling Certification, become eligible for a Prescott College Institutional Recommendation (IR) leading to Arizona School Guidance Counseling Certification upon successful completion of at least 32 designated certification semester credits in School Guidance Counseling course work. Students must participate in orientation and attend graduate colloquia scheduled during the students’ enrollment. Students must complete all other Program or College requirements for the post-degree level of study. Prescott College accepts up to 15 graduate semester credits in transfer course work from other regionally-accredited post-secondary institutions as long as College faculty members confirm that the courses and credits to be transferred meet College-established curricular standards and expectations. If a student is planning to obtain certification in a state other than Arizona, the student is required and responsible for research into that state’s certification requirements in order to ensure compliance. Upon successful completion of the post-degree study requirements, each student must apply to the College for an Institutional Recommendation (IR) for Arizona School Guidance Counseling Certification.
The Graduate Certificate in Equine-Assisted Learning
The Prescott College approach to Equine-Assisted Learning (AEL) invites participants to explore non-mental health areas such as: experiential education, organizational development, coaching, effective facilitation, and relational horsemanship. The Certificate program blends together real-life application with hands-on experience under the guidance of internationally renowned practitioners for life-changing results.
The course work explores the theoretical understanding, ethical issues, facilitation skills, and relational equine skills crucial for mastery. This concentration focuses on human and other living systems and patterns that enhance transformative learning experience for others.
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Prescott, Arizona 86301