Acceptable Graduate-Level Courses for School Counseling

The acceptable graduate-level courses for School Counseling:

  • Focus on working as a School Counselor in a public school educational setting;

  • Are in the subject area of School Counseling and:
    • Are taken at an accredited college with an approved preparation program leading to School Counseling certification in the state where the college is based;

  • A limited number of related credits may be taken at:
    • accredited colleges that prepare individuals for teaching, administrative/supervisory or pupil personnel services certification; or
    • any accredited college.


FINAL Determination on Course Acceptance for Certification
is made by the New York State Education Department

Last Updated: September 13, 2018