School Counseling (Advanced Certificate)

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Program Description

This 12-credit advanced certificate is available only as a dual-degree option for students enrolled in the School Counseling (MA) program. The program provides advanced development of school counselor skills in the areas of consultation, social justice, prevention, and post-secondary counseling.

Accreditation and Licensure

The MA program is accredited by the Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) for 2015 through 2025. Graduates of this program meet the academic requirements for licensure in the state of New York. Each state sets their own policies, regulations, and standards for licensure. Students who intend to pursue licensure in a state other than New York should consult the MA program's Licensure page for more information on whether this program meets the academic requirements for licensure in that state and whether there is additional course work the student may need to complete to meet that state’s requirements.


Students seeking admission to the advanced certificate should refer to the School Counseling (MA) program in this bulletin for dual-degree admission requirements, information and instructions.