Director of School Counseling

DEGREE OFFERED

Certification - Director of School Counseling

CAMPUS OPTIONS

Main Campus (Union, NJ)

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Fall:       March 1
Spring:  December 1

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This endorsement is required for any person who is assigned as a director, administrator or supervisor of school counseling formerly known as Student Personnel Services of a school system, including the supervision of educational activities in areas related to and within the counseling program and the supervision of various special services in a school district. To acquire the New Jersey State Certification as Director of School Counseling, a student must hold a New Jersey Certification in School Counseling, and have three years experience in school counseling.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Baccalaureate and Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • New Jersey Certification in Student Personnel Services/School Counseling
  • Personal statement
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants whose native language is not English). Exceptions can be made for students who have completed at least 6 credits of college level English courses from a U.S. institution, or who have submitted SAT or ACT exam scores.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • 12 credits
  • Three years successful experience in school counseling

COUNSELING COURSES - 9 CREDITS

CED 5993

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Standards Seminar

3 credits

CED 5989

Practicum in Counselor Supervision

3 credits

EL 5502

Public School Administration I

3 credits

EL 5613

Curriculum Development and Evaluation; Theory and Practice

3 credits

TOTAL OF 12 CREDITS TO COMPLETE CERTIFICATION

Program Mission and SLOs

 

 

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION

Please contact one of our
Graduate Admissions Counselors

Program coordinator

DR. J. BARRY MASCARI
East Campus, Room 307
T. 908.737.5954
jmascari@kean.edu

 

 

Updated 3/28/13