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The School Counseling Program is a master’s degree ranging from 50-56 semester-hours for teacher-certified individuals to 55-58 semester-hours for individuals not possessing a valid Michigan teaching certificate.  The program provides competencies and proficiencies for entry-level positions as school counselors in elementary, middle/junior high, secondary, and adult education settings.  Upon completion of the graduate program of study, teacher-certified students are eligible to apply for K-12 school counselor endorsement on their valid Michigan teaching certificates and students without a valid Michigan teaching certificate are eligible to apply for K-12 school counselor licensure issued by the Michigan Department of Education.  Candidates selected for this program are expected to make a major commitment to their graduate training and to enroll in coursework on a regular basis.  The program includes a 600 clock-hour supervised counseling internship experience.  The School Counseling Program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body which evaluates and grants accreditation to graduate-level programs in professional counseling.  The program also meets the academic and internship requirements for limited licensure as a professional counselor (LLPC) in the State of Michigan.  Information on full licensure as a professional counselor is available in the Student Handbook for Counseling Programs at https://www.emich.edu/coe/departments/leadership-counseling/counseling/documents/coun-student-handbook.pdf

Re-Accreditation In-Process

Institution Location

304 Porter Building
Ypsilanti MI, US
48197
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Specialty

School Counseling

Program Degree

M.A.

Program Contact

Dr. Irene Mass Ametrano
iametrano@emich.edu
  • Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning October 1, 1996
  • Accreditation Start Date: April 1, 1998
  • Accreditation Expiration: October 31, 2022
  • Accreditation Status: 8 Year

Status Information

The program was found to meet all standards in a satisfactory manner.