School Counseling, Post-Master's Certificate

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Application Deadline

In order to be considered for admission to the program the following fall, all admissions materials must be received by January 15. In order to be considered for the spring, all admissions materials must be received by September 1.

Please note, this certificate program is not accredited by CACREP.

Post-Masters Certificate in School Counseling

This certificate provides course requirements and supervised fieldwork to prepare for school counselor certification in the state of Connecticut. Candidates for this certificate program must hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling or a related helping profession. In addition, candidates must complete prerequisite courses in psychology, counseling, and education (required for CSDE certification). The certificate includes 20-credits of required courses – 12 credits of course content and 8 credits of fieldwork. Candidates are required to complete a 700-hour, 10-month long supervised internship placement within a school setting. No comprehensive exam or thesis is required.

Program Prerequisites

Program Sequence-20 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  



CSP 567 Professional Orientation to School Counseling Services


CSP 573 Equity-Based College & Career Readiness Counseling


CSP 606 Counseling Children in Schools


CSP 674 Consultation in Schools


CSP 675 Counseling Internship and Seminar




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