Online School Counseling Certification Program


Gwynedd Mercy University

Type

Other

Location

North America

United States

Location

United States

Type

Other


Contribute to the growth and development of young people as a school counselor with our online school counseling certification preparation program for master’s degree holders. This American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model-aligned program features comprehensive curriculum presented in a flexible format. The GMercyU Difference After completing your school counseling certification program, you’ll have the skills, knowledge, and practical counseling strategies you need to pursue certification as an Elementary and Secondary School Counselor (PreK-12) within the state of Pennsylvania. The program covers counseling techniques for supporting students in the areas of academic, career and social/emotional development across all age groups. It encourages you to develop a reflective practitioner's mindset, in which you continually assess your own performance and pursue ongoing professional development. You will also take your place as part of a community of educational practitioners within the school, collaborating with families and other educators in your efforts to help students. You’ll complete your post-master's coursework online using industry-leading interactive collaboration tools. Courses are presented in an accelerated format where you'll take one class at a time in seven-week blocks. You'll also complete 510 hours of in-person field experiences, all with support and personal guidance from our expert faculty members. With GMercyU, you can prepare to take your skills to the students—and schools—that need them most.