The School Counseling Certification is designed for individuals who have already earned a master’s degree in education or a related field and are seeking certification only as a school counselor. This certification program provides the necessary coursework to prepare individuals for careers in elementary and secondary school counseling.
Applicants who do not hold a master's degree can seek the School Counseling Certification in coordination with the Master of Education in Counseling.
Students must have a master's degree, a valid teaching certificate, and two years of teaching experience before being allowed to sit for the state certification exam.
Candidates seeking admission to the graduate programs in Educational Leadership and Counseling must meet the basic requirements of Graduate Admissions specified in the Admissions section of this catalog. Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling for additional requirements: Box 2119, Huntsville, Texas 77341 or by phone (936) 294-1147 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit all documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions. Application Requirements include:
- Graduate Admissions Application
- Application Fee
- Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree and master's degree granting institutions
- Three Reference Evaluation Forms: one from a current or former employer/supervisor; one from a former professor, a certified school counselor, or a licensed counselor, marriage and family therapist, MSW, or psychologist; one from someone other than a family member.
- Face-to-Face Interview
Course Prerequisites are strictly observed.
School Counseling Certification