School Counseling MS and Advanced Certificate
School Counseling, M.S. / Adv. Crt.
School Counselors are an important part of the educational leadership team that help children reach their fullest potential. Gain educational and clinical skills to make a difference in the lives of children and families. Our program is a competency based program that prepares you to help students in the areas of academic achievement as well as personal and social development.
Our 48 credit program builds upon a core of psychological and educational foundations as well as specialization areas including counseling theory, group process, appraisal, vocational development and decision-making. Students completing the degree program are equipped to assume a variety of roles in the counseling profession.
- CPS 502 - Race, Gender, and Class Issues in Counseling, credit: 3
- CPS 503 - Psychological Foundations: Personality, credit: 3
- CPS 504 - Psychological Foundations: Development, credit: 3
- CPS 505 - Psychological Foundations: Psychopathology, credit: 3
Read more in the 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog.
I always wanted to help people. Once I had some classes under my belt and started my practicum and had my own clients, I absolutely loved it. It really fits my personality and what my interests are.
Jaleh Mohammadi, M'12
Graduates of this program will be eligible for provisional certification as a School Counselor in New York State. Students in the master’s program can earn the certificate at the same time as their master’s, increasing employability upon graduation.
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