Master of Science in School Counseling

Non-thesis: 48 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.

Master of Science in School Counseling (online)
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
Anthony J. & Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall 301
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2420
Email: coeinformation@tamiu.edu

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020

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