Counseling School & Community, S.Y.C.

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Application Deadlines

January 15 for fall semester.
Intra-department Application: Rolling Admissions

Sixth Year Professional Diploma in School Counseling

The sixth year advanced graduate studies program in counseling provides the opportunity for students holding a master 's degree in counseling or counseling related areas to further their counseling competence. These programs are not CACREP accredited. 

Admission Requirements for School Psychology

Admission to the program is based upon the following criteria:

 

Program Sequence - 30 Credit Minimum

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

Students who are admitted to the Sixth Year Certification program in School Counseling will meet with an advisor to determine which Masters level courses they need to meet graduation and state certification requirements for School Counseling. There is a minimum of 30 credits required for this diploma. Students may choose from the following:

CSP 595 - Professional Orientation and Ethical Issues in C.C. - 3 credits
CSP 569 - Theories of Counseling - 3 credits
CSP 540 - Understanding Individual Psychological Testing - 3 credits
CSP 691 - Research and Evaluations in Schools and Community Agencies - 3 credits
CSP 521 - Counseling the Substance Abuser and Other Addicted Populations - 3 credits
CSP 550 - Counseling Procedures (Lecture and Lab) - 4 credits
CSP 605 - Introduction to Family Counseling - 3 credits
CSP 549 - Issues in Crisis Intervention (Theory and Method) - 3 credits
CSP 656 - Group Counseling (Lecture and Lab) - 3 credits
CSP 568 - Counseling and Life Span Development - 3 credits
CSP 572 - Psychology of Career Development - 3 credits
CSP 571 - Diagnosis  of Mental and Emotional Disorders - 3 credits
CSP 541 - Introduction to Psychopharmacology - 1 credit
CSP 578 - Counseling and Assessment of Culturally Diverse Populations - 3 credits
CSP 554 - Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders - 3 credits
CSP 575 - Counseling Supervision: Theory and Practice - 1 credit
CSP 552 - Counseling Practicum - 3 credit
CSP 553 - Counseling Practicum Seminar - 3 credits
CSP 676 - Counseling Internship and Seminar - 3-9 credits

Any subject 502, 542, 546, 555, 573, 580, 606, 651, and 672 or others approved by advisor - 3 credits