About the Certificate Program:
The Post-M.A. in School Counseling Certificate meets the requirements set forth by the New Jersey Department of Education for certification as a school counselor. The program prepares competent, socially conscious and reflective professional counselors for work in ethnically, geographically and socially diverse K-12 educational settings. The program prepares school counselors to maximize the potential of all students through comprehensive developmental school counseling programs and develops skills as competent school counselors and effective consultants, collaborators, advocates and leaders in an ever-changing global society.
The program meets the credential requirements for school counselors set by the New Jersey Department of Education. Further, the program works to meet the standards set by the Council of Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC).
How to Apply:
- For more information about applying, click here »
- To request a printed application, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and refer to Post-M.A., School Counseling Certificate Program.
The curriculum for the certificate follows the same curriculum as that for the M.A. in School Counseling. The program director will review each student's transcripts in order to evaluate course equivalencies. Courses where an equivalent course has not been taken will need to be completed in the program. Counseling Core
||Couple and Family Dynamics
||Career Development and Counseling
||Appraisal and Assessment of Counseling
||Psychology of Human Development
||Principles of Learning and Behavior Modification
||Multicultural Counseling and Psychology
||Counseling and Community Agencies
||Practicum in Counseling
||Practicum in Counseling I
||Practicum in Counseling II
||Counseling and Supervision in School Settings
||Counselor Ethics in Practice
See the University's graduate catalogue for further details.