Counseling Services (MS and/or CAS)

Counseling Services
Master of Science & Post-Master's Advanced Certificate
SUNY Oswego’s Counseling Services and Psychology program will give you the knowledge, skills and experience for a career as a school counselor. Through this NCATE accredited program, you can earn a master’s degree, a post-master's advanced certificate or both.
Opportunities for real world experience

You will gain hands-on experience through a full-field internship, as well as an advanced practicum and consultation, with the choice to work in elementary through college school settings. As a graduate of the program, you will be eligible for provisional certification as a School Counselor in New York State.

MS and Post-Master's Advanced Certificate tracks

SUNY Oswego's program also offers a post-master's advanced certificate track for professionals who have already earned a master's degree but are interested in entering the counseling services field. Students entering the master's program can also earn this certificate at the same time, making them more marketable upon graduation.

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Admission requirements
Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
GPA of at least 3.0
Purpose Statement
Indicate your purpose for applying to SUNY Oswego. Identify any particular area of interest within the program area you are applying to, your plans for future occupation or profession and any additional information which may be of help in evaluating your application.
Two letters of recommendation
GRE test scores
(Must be received before Feb. 1)
Application deadline
February 1
Length of program
48-66 credit hours
Application Fee
$65 application fee
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