The School Counseling program at Jacksonville State University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The accreditation runs through March 31, 2018.
Counseling Core Courses (27 semester hours) :
School Counseling Concentration Courses (9 semester hours):
45-48* Semester Hours Required for this Degree
Notes: Admission to this program requires fourth-year (bachelor’s) teacher certification in any area for students pursuing the traditional certification option. Students pursuing the non-certification admission option must successfully pass the National Counseling Exam (NCE) prior to enrollment in ECG 594 Internship in School Counseling.
Completion of this program leads to eligibility for Class A teacher certification in school counseling. Successful completion of the appropriate Praxis II examination is required prior to Internship, ECG 593 and ECG 594.
Experience verification from the applicant’s school system or systems showing two years of teaching experience is required prior to graduation from the program for students pursuing the tradiational certification option.
*Effective July 1, 2017, and thereafter, experience verification must show 2 full years of full-time, acceptable professional education work experience prior to unconditional admission.