IUP Counseling offers a certification-only track for those with counseling or closely related degrees who need additional credits toward school counselor certification in the state of Pennsylvania.
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Those students already possessing a master’s degree in Counseling or another closely related discipline may be eligible for IUP’s School Counseling, certification-only track. This track enables students who have accrued all required credits and met all other PDE requirements to pursue preK-12 certification as a professional school counselor.
Interested applicants should contact the School Counseling program coordinator to have their graduate transcript(s) evaluated to determine their eligibility for the certification-only track and the remaining coursework necessary to complete Commonwealth graduate certification requirements.
Applicants for the certification-only track must complete a full program application and meet similar admissions requirements as degree-seeking applicants. A maximum of 20 credits is allowed under the certification-only track. Applicants not meeting eligibility requirements will be redirected to consider applying for the full 60-credit School Counseling, MEd program (course transfer options may be provided in accordance with the policies set forth by the School of Graduate Studies and Research).
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