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School Counselor Certification Program

School Counselor Certification Program

  1. Complete the following admission requirements:
    1. Application to the licensure only program follows the same admission requirements and procedures as for the M.Ed. in counseling.
    2. People who currently hold master's degrees in education or one of several helping professions such as social work, psychology, or human services (as approved by counseling faculty) may apply.
  2. Complete the following certification requirements:
    1. COUN F615--Foundations of Counseling--3 credits
    2. COUN F623--Counseling Theories and Applications I--3 credits
    3. COUN F628--Child and Adolescent Development--3 credits
    4. COUN F629--Counseling Interventions*--3 credits
    5. COUN F632--Career Development--3 credits
    6. COUN F630--Appraisal for Counselors--3 credits
    7. COUN F634--Practicum in Individual Counseling--3 credits
    8. COUN F636--Internship I*--3 - 6 credits
    9. COUN F646--School Counseling--3 credits
    10. COUN F647--Professional Ethics--3 credits
    11. COUN F660--Cross-Cultural Counseling--3 credits
    12. COUN F674--Group Counseling--3 credits
    13. COUN F690--Internship II*--3 - 6 credits
  3. Minimum credits required--39 credits

* Additional fee required. Charges are added to fee statements each semester. For School Counseling, students must complete 3 credits of Internship I and 3 credits of Internship II for each school counseling certification level. K-12 certification requires 6 credits of Internship I and 6 credits of Internship II: 6 elementary, 6 secondary.

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