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Certificate of Advanced Study in School Counseling (Bridge)


A 12-credit certificate program for those who already hold a master’s degree in counseling. Provides all the educational requirements for provisional certification in New York State as a School Counselor.

Admission to the Program

The application process is managed by the Graduate School. The application process includes:

  1. an online graduate application with the student's written objective for entering the program;
  2. all undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and
  3. three letters of recommendation (from an employer, a professor, and a character reference).

Applicants must have a master's degree in counseling.

Program Requirements

Students must meet the College's standards for graduate study.


  • EDC619: Counseling in School Settings – 3 credits
  • EDC722: Implementation I: School Counseling – 3 credits
  • EDC735: Implementation Supervision Experience/Theory – 3 credits
  • EDC728: Implementation II: School Counseling – 3 credits

Total: 12 credits


Students who complete this program are eligible for the College’s recommendation for New York State provisional certification as a school counselor. Program completion and submission of the recommendation request form are also required to secure the College’s recommendation. Additional New York state certification requirements must be satisfied to earn certification. Students are advised to consult the Brockport Certification Office.

Department of Counselor Education

Department Chair: Thomas Hernandez
Location: Brown 184
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Phone: (585) 395-2258
Fax: (585) 395-2366

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Faculty & Staff

Helena N Boersma MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Claudette Brown-Smythe
Visiting Assistant Professor

Robert A Dobmeier Ph.D
(SUNY College At Buffalo)
Associate Professor

David W Eckert MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Patricia Goodspeed EDD
(University Of Rochester)
Associate Professor and Associate Chair

Nancy E Harris MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)

Thomas J Hernandez EDD
(University Of Rochester)
Professor and Chair

Barbara J Higgins MSED
(SUNY College At Brockport)

Kara Hiltz BA
(SUNY At Fredonia)
Graduate Assistant

Daniel T Kandris MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)

Lisa D Mogle
Secretary 1

Rafael L Outland MED
(Boston University)

Summer M Reiner Ph.D
(University Of Connecticut)
Associate Professor

Kathleen M Schreier MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Susan R Seem Ph.D
(Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus)