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Master of Science in Professional School Counseling (M.S.)

Training Counselors to Support Students, Teachers, Parents, and Others

Jeri Lee, Ed.D.,J.D., Program Coordinator - jlee6@tnstate.edu - 615 963-1569


The Pre-K-12 School Counseling concentration of the Professional School Counseling Psychology Program is designed to train competent and culturally aware counselors to support teachers, other professional personnel, and parents in addressing the needs of students from diverse backgrounds related to academic and career preparation, as well as personal growth and development. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and recognition of values and strengths.

Admission to the Professional School Counseling Program requires twelve (12) semester credits in psychology, including at least one course in each of the following areas: general psychology, elementary statistics, human development, and abnormal psychology. Both introduction to psychological tests and measurement and foundations of psychological investigation are strongly recommended as prerequisites.

Applicants are not required to have a teacher's license. Minimum criteria for admission to the program include a 2.75 or higher undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA). The candidate must also have a competitive GRE or MAT. Application deadline is February 1st.

Additional program admission requirements are as follows:

1) Apply directly to the Graduate School, following their requirements.

2) Apply also to the Professional School Counseling Program, scanning and emailing one electronic file to Thurman Webb, Ed.D., twebb8@tnstate.edu including all of the following materials at the same time by February 1st:

    * All previous transcripts;

    * Letter of intent;

    * Three letters of recommendation; 

    * Entrance Exam scores (MAT or GRE);

    * Proof of application to the Graduate School.

3) Interview by invitation with the Advisory Council.

2009 Professional School Counseling Master’s Graduates

2009 Professional School Counseling Master’s Graduates

2014 Professional School Counseling Research Poster Presenters at the 11th Annual TSU Research Symposium

2014 Professional School Counseling Research Poster Presenters
at the 11th Annual TSU Research Symposium
 

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS/DOCS

 

Criteria for School Counseling License.pdf

MS in Professional School Counseling.pdf                   

POST Masters School Counseling Licensure.pdf

PRAXIS II INFORMATION.pdf  

 


 

 

 

 

 

 






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