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Post-Graduate Certificate in School Counseling

New program beginning Fall 2014. Apply now!

This program is for candidates who hold a master’s degree in counseling and wish to pursue certification as a school counselor. Upon completion of the program you will be recommended for a school counseling license in both South Carolina and North Carolina.

Admission Requirements

  •  Must have graduated from a CACREP accredited program or one that follows the CACREP curriculum within the last 10 years
  •  Have your transcript reviewed by the Winthrop Counseling Program faculty
  •  Participate in a personal interview with the counseling faculty
  •  Send video of a counseling session for review
  •  Background check

Program Completion Requirements

  • Upon acceptance to the program students must create a plan of study
  • You will be required to take a minimum of 12-21 hours in addition to the course work already completed during your master’s degree. The required 12 hours include:
        CSDV 613 Foundations and Ethical Issues in School Counseling
        CSDV 615S School Counseling Program Planning, Consultation & Supervision
        CSDV 611 School Counseling Internship I
        CSDV 612 School Counseling Internship II
  • Passing score on the PRAXIS II Specialty area test for School Counselor
  • Additionally, the following 3-9 credit hours will be required only if they were not previously completed during your master’s degree program:
        CSDV 622 Counseling Children and Adolescents
        CSDV 608 Loss, Grief and Crisis Counseling
        CSDV 623 Advanced Counseling Interventions 

For additional information contact the program director, Dr. Jennifer Jordan, at jordanje@winthrop.edu or 803/323-2456.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (toll free)
803/323-2204
803/323-2292 (Fax)
gradschool@winthrop.edu

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