School Counseling Certificate, Post Master's

The School Counseling Certificate, Post Master’s Program meets the needs of students who have completed a master’s degree in counseling, but have not yet met the requirements for certification as a school counselor in the state of Washington. Successful completion of the program requirements will enable the student to be recommended for ESA verification from the university to the Washington state PESB.

Note: This program is designed to be an online/hybrid model. It is for students who have graduated from CACREP accredited counseling programs only.

Application Requirements
The program of study will be designed based on individual review of each applicant’s graduate transcript and selected program option.
  • Master’s degree in counseling
  • Graduate application
  • Application fee
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
Certificate Requirements
PSYC 547ASSESSMENT: SCHOOL COUNSELING4
PSYC 573
PSYC 697
LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACY IN PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELING
and INTERNSHIP IN PSYCHOLOGY (recommended to be taken concurrently)
8
PSYC 577PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELING4
Option A
Counselors who graduated from a 60 semester or 90 quarter-credit CACREP accredited program will complete a program of study consisting of the courses listed above.
Option B
Counselors who graduated from a CACREP accredited program with less than 60 semester or 90 quarter-credit will complete a program of study designed to be the equivalent to the 60 semester or 90 quarter-credit hours. *Not all classes will be online.
Option C
Counselors who graduated from a non-accredited program will complete a program of study equivalent to a 60 semester or 90 quarter-credit hour school counseling program. *No classes will be online.
Total Credits16