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Overview


What is a school counselor? Our School Counseling program uniquely integrates in depth counseling skills with the educational and leadership tools valued in today’s schools. Our program’s primary goal is to train capable, self-reliant students to become caring, effective, and highly skilled school counselors.  In addition to thought-provoking classroom instruction, our curriculum provides an unparalleled opportunity for students to gain active, hands-on experience and practice in the field of school counseling.
 

Mission Statement


The School Counseling Masters in Psychology program’s primary goal is to train capable, self-reliant students to become caring, effective and highly-skilled school counselors. The program prepares students to address the three domains of school counseling: social/emotional, academic, and college/career. Through a systems lens, school counseling students gain the fundamental expertise in understanding how these domains are interrelated and impact the various stakeholders in a school setting.
 

Career Paths


Graduates of the Masters of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis in School Counseling/PPS program are credentialed by the State of California. They can find counseling positions at the following:
 
• Public Schools • Community Colleges (as available)
• Private Schools  

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