The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in School Counseling is designed to provide those who have already earned a master’s degree in School Counseling with advanced preparation in the ﬁeld, and those who have a Master's degree in Counseling with the coursework and experiences needed to qualify for Initial Licensure as a School Guidance Counselor.
The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study is designed as an individually-oriented program to meet the needs of advanced students. The completion of a minimum of 30 credits of graduate study is required for the certificate. Additional hours may be required at the discretion of the faculty advisor.
Take COUNS-738 COUNS-739;
Application of skills in an approved field placement (school, clinic, hospital, agency, industry) totaling 300 clock hours. The opportunity to develop advanced skills and to integrate professional knowledge appropriate to the field experience. Failure to successfully complete the practicum field experience for any reason following two attempts will result in termination from the program. Offered fall semester.
Continuation of Counseling Internship I with advanced responsibilities totaling 300 clock hours. Exploration of an area of individual specialization. Failure to successfully complete the practicum field experience for any reason following two attempts will result in termination from the program. Offered spring semester.