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Master of Science in School Counseling

 

Non-*thesis: 60 Semester Credit Hours


Program Information:
The Master of Science in School Counseling combines counseling theory and technique courses with practicum and field-based internship experiences. Additionally, students are eligible for both School Counselor certification and licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in Texas.
 
Career Opportunities:
Classroom Teacher, School Counselor, Guidance Counselor.
 
Program Requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 (last 60 credit hours)
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement: Minimum 700-word personal statement that briefly describes your career goals, aspirations, and timetable for completion of your program
  • Texas Teaching Certificate
  • Service Record (Minimum 2 years teaching experience)
  • 3 letters of recommendation (1 personal, 1 professional and 1 nomination from a current school counselor)
  • Interview
  • COED Application
  • FERPA Form
  • Code of Ethics 

Degree Plan for curriculum outline and course information.


Department Contact:
College of Education
Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library (KLM) 429
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2420
Email: coeinformation@tamiu.edu


Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 206
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020