Graduate Programs

Counseling


MS Options: Career; Marriage, Family, and Child; School; Vocational Rehabilitation

Credentials: Pupil Personnel Services School Counseling; Pupil Personnel Services School Counseling Internship

The 60-unit Master of Science in Counseling prepares professional counselors for employment in a variety of settings such as public and private agencies, universities and colleges, schools and private practice. This degree meets the educational requirements for becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the State of California. The 57-unit Pupil Personnel Services, School Counseling Credential prepares professional counselors to work within the K-12 educational system. The programs are clinically oriented, with didactic and experiential courses, a 100-hour clinical practicum, and 600 hours of field experience.

Admission as a classified graduate student in Counseling requires:

  • A baccalaureate degree;
  • Good academic standing at the last college attended;
  • A grade point average of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in the last 60 semester (or 90 quarter units);
  • Completion of the University application materials;
  • Completion and submission of all Departmental application materials
  • Participation in an In-Person Admission Evaluation, which may include (but is not limited to) interviews, experiential activities, and writing samples.

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