School Counselor Certification (PreK-12)

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Certification in School Counseling (PreK-12) requires the completion of courses that address the knowledge, skills and competencies of guidance counseling. You will learn about normal and atypical development in children and adolescents, individual and group counseling techniques, family systems, tests and measurement, and consultation strategies. Graduates are prepared to work in diverse, multi-disciplinary public school settings as guidance counselors.  

Students who are seeking only School Counseling Certification (PreK-12) take these courses unless waived through transcript review. All applicants must hold a master's degree.

For more information, contact: Jed Yalof, Psy.D., ABPP, ABSNP Graduate Psychology Department Chair (610) 647-4400 ext. 3503.


Course Number Course Name Credits
GEN 501 Human Development 3
GEN 502 Methods of Research 3
PSYC 607 Treatment of Children and Adolescents 3
PSYC 609 Career and Vocational Counseling 3
PSYC 610 Children with Exceptional Needs 3
PSYC 617 Ethical and Professional  Issues 3
PSYC 640 Diversity Counseling 3
PSYC 641 Assessment for Counselors 3
PSYC 642 Instruction and Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners 3
PSYC 654 Principles of Academic Assessment, Instruction and Intervention 3
PSYC 655 School Consultation and Curriculum Design 3
PSYC 668 Counseling Theories and Techniques I 3
PSYC 669 Counseling Theories and Techniques II 3
PSYC 694

Internship in School Counseling (PreK-12)
(420 hours in school setting)



Certification Requirements

Visit Immaculata's Certification Office website for specific instructions and required forms. For more information, contact James P. Osborne, Certification Officer, at or 610-647-4400, ext. 3297.

1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345
p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
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