School Counseling, Advanced Certificate

12 Credits
The School of Education
Queens Campus


Students who have completed a master’s degree in counseling and have relevant experience in the field have the opportunity to earn an Advanced Certificate in School Counseling. The program is designed to provide additional professional preparation for advanced graduate students. The specific courses required depend upon a student’s area of specialization and must be approved by the individual’s faculty advisor. Candidates for the Advanced Certificate in school counseling will have their credentials evaluated by the faculty to determine which courses will be taken. The total number of credits required for the Advanced Certificate, including the master’s degree, is 60 credits.

Department Faculty

Please see a list of our Counselor Education faculty.

Department Contact

Dr. Robert Eschenauer

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Admission Requirements

Please view the School of Education Graduate Admission Application Requirements for detailed admission information.

  • Master's program in counseling or is equivalent and have adequate experience in the field
  • Completed application
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcripts showing a B (3.0 GPA) or better average
  • Essay
  • Two reference letters

Graduate Admission Information

The School of Education
Office of Graduate Admission

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Additional Information

What you Need to Know (Gainful Employment Disclosures) 


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Program News

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