Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling

Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling

This credential program is designed for students with a master’s degree in a counseling-related field interested in 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.

  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who know the candidate in a work setting, preferably one working with children
  • Current Resume (showing experience working with children)
  • An autobiographical essay (2-3 pages) 
  • An intake interview conducted by designated faculty

Required Courses

CSPU 511

Introduction to Ethical Practice of School Counseling

3

CSPU 515

Practicum in School Counseling

3

CSPU 617

Transition to Work and Career

3

CSPU 618

Best Practices in School 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

Some programs available to California residents only
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA, 94534
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA, 92618
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA, 95368
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA, 93940
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA, 92618
75-105 Merle Dr., Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA, 92211
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA, 95661
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA, 92108
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA, 93454
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA, 93277
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA, 94597

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