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

gradadmissions@kean.edu
908.737.7100

Program coordinator

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

 

 

Updated 11/26/17