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Texas A & M University - Commerce

Institution Location TX
Program Name Texas A & M University – Commerce - School Counseling - M.S.
Program URL http://web.tamu-commerce.edu/academics/colleges/educationHumanServices/departments/counseling/
Program Outcomes Report http://www.tamuc.edu/academics/colleges/educationHumanServices/departments/psychologyCounselingSpecialEducation/counseling/default.aspx
Program Description The School Counseling Program requires completion of 49 semester hours. The program prepares students for work as Professional School Counselors for grades pre-K through 12. With appropriately chosen electives and additional coursework, students can also complete academic preparation for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas and certification as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Courses may be completed on a part-time or full-time basis. Most classes meet in the evening. Courses are offered at the main campus in Commerce, at the university's Metroplex Center in Mesquite, and online.
Campus Locations Commerce, Mesquite and McKinney (first accredited July 2011)
Program Degree M.S.
Program Contact Dr. Chester Robinson
P.O. Box 3011
Commerce TX
Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning 09-01-1990
Accreditation Start Date 03-01-1992
Accreditation Expiration 03-31-2020
Accreditation Status 2 Year
Status Information Additional information is required for the following standards: Standard I.AA.4 Standard III.C.4 School Counseling Standards A.1-P.2 The program was found to substantially meet the standards with some minor standard-related deficiencies for which the Board requires further information. The program is required to submit an Interim Report on the above listed standards for review by the CACREP Board prior to the accreditation expiration date.
Program History

When the counseling programs were first accredited the institution was called East Texas State University. The name was changed in 1996.