PPSC in School Counseling

This credential program is designed for students with a master’s degree in a counseling-related field interested a school counseling credential. Possible career options include working with students in grades K-12 in public school settings, community college/university counselor or private/corporate career counselor.

Program Overview

The Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling prepares you to become a school counselor, providing students the support and encouragement they need to pursue college and careers. Those without a master’s degree should consider Brandman’s Master of Arts in Counseling with Pupil Personnel Services Credential integrated program.

As a student, you will:

  •  Support students with social and developmental needs.
  • Assist students with study and organizational skills.
 
  • Help pupils build problem solving and coping skills.
  • Provide career and higher education advisement.
 

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Next Session

Jan 08, 2018

Estimated Cost

Ways to Learn

Hybrid

(on-campus/online)

Online

Available Campuses

Fairfield Campus
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Great course that allowed me to focus on creating a healthy lifestyle in every area of my life, with myself and my family. 
Bridget G. | Student, K-12 "Health Tips for Teachers"
This was an excellent program that had a big impact on the way I work with my direct reports. I was able to apply the techniques and principles immediately. I have already realized results with my section manager…The instructors were fantastic - very knowledgeable and excellent teachers.
Lisa B. | Orange County Transportation Authority, Coaching Skills for Business Leaders

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • Completed application
  • An autobiographical essay (2-3 pages)
  • GPA: Meet 1 of these 4 GPA options for admission
  • Current Resume (showing experience working with children)
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who know the candidate in a work setting, preferably one working with children
California Residency

This program is only available to California residents

Stand Alone Credential

A stand alone School Counseling Credential may be available to candidates who have earned a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling, or the equivalent in a directly related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Graduate Level Exams

For detailed information about graduate exam and minimum test score requirements, please reference the Brandman University Catalog.

Program Curriculum

  • CSPU 511  Introduction to the Ethical Practice of School Counseling

    3

    CSPU 515  Practicum in Counseling and Intervention *

    3

    CSPU 617  Transition to Work and Career

    3

    CSPU 618  Best Practices in Counseling

    3

    CSPU 620  Supervision and Mentoring in School Counseling I

    3

    CSPU 621  Supervision and Mentoring in School Counseling II

    3

    Total Credits

    18

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