The 60 hour master's degree includes 700 hours of actual hands-on experience working in K-12 schools. Courses are offered in a variety of formats, including 100% and partial Internet. Our 3-year plan of course offerings allow you and your faculty advisor to map-out a schedule that works for you and your busy lifestyle.
Upon successful completion of the program and the school counselor Praxis exam, our graduates are eligible for certification as Louisiana School Counselors. Graduates are also eligible to apply for the Louisiana Professional Counselor license (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and National Certified School Counselor (NCSC). The LPC and NCSC credentials require additional post masters counseling under the supervision of approved supervisors and passing scores on the credentialiting exams.
The school counseling program is accredited by CACREP and approved by the Louisiana Department of Education.
Our world is evolving and the needs of K-12 students are changing rapidly. Now is an exciting time to be a school counselor!
For more information or to speak to someone directly about our program, please email the Counseling Program Coordinator, Dr. Mary Ballard, at Mary.Ballard@southeastern.edu.