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Specialist in Counselor Education—
Play Therapy Track


The online Counselor Education Specialist Degree in Play Therapy at Ole Miss offers a post-master's specialist degree in education for those interested in play therapy and/or becoming a Registered Play Therapist. The Play Therapy Specialist Degree is the first degree program in Play Therapy offered in the US and is intended for both domestic and international students. Click here for more information on this program.


Tuition is $443 per hour or $1329 per 3-hour course. In addition, students will assessed a $75 per credit hour technology fee for each online course and a $50 capital improvement fee per academic term for full-time students taking 9 graduate credit hours or more*. For more information on the capital improvement fee, please click HERE.

*The capital improvement fee is prorated if taking fewer credit hours.


18 semester hours and 335+ hours of supervised play therapy; fall to summer curriculum with a two-semester practica


Courses are delivered online with an additional 3-day onsite residency scheduled the 1st or 2nd week in June.


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Dr. Suzanne Dugger
Director of Child Advocacy and Play Therapy Institute
School of Education
122 Guyton Hall
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
Telephone: (662) 915-7197
Fax: (662) 915-1363
E-mail: cope@olemiss.edu

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