College of Human Development, Culture, and Media
School Counseling Certificate
Post Master of Arts (Post-M.A.)

School Counseling Certificate

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 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).

Application Materials 

  • 2 letters of recommendation 
  • Transcripts from all institutions 
  • Personal Statement 
  • Resume


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Peggy Farrelly
On-Campus Program Director, Counseling & School Counseling programs
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The College of Education and Human Services is dedicated to ensuring that its professional preparation programs are based on essential knowledge, evolving technology, research findings, and reflective practice. Each program is committed to developing collaborative relationships and cooperative efforts with schools, agencies, and institutions so that its efforts remain linked to the world of practice and research, and meet the needs of communities. The College is nationally accredited by three professional associations: APA, COAMFTE, and CAEP.

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Rosalie Maiorella
Program Admissions
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(973) 313-6239
Diana Minakakis
Director, Office of Graduate Admissions
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(973) 761-9668