Learn more about our Counselor Education Programs
Students, faculty and alumni share their insights into the Counselor Ed program at Brockport.
The Counselor Education program offers several options for students interested in the counseling field.
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling – a 60-credit program leading to Licensed Mental Health Counselor eligibility in New York State
Master of Science in Education in School Counseling (K-12) – a 48-credit program leading to Provisional Certification as a School Counselor in New York State
Master of Science in Education in College Counseling – a 48-credit program in student affairs and college counseling
- Counselor Education programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
- Many classes are conveniently held in our MetroCenter in downtown Rochester, centrally located near area suburbs and school districts.
- Students complete a 150-hour, one-semester practicum.
- Students complete two semesters of internships at 20 hours per week; graduates leave the College with 600 internship hours of experience in their chosen area of specialization.
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
- Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA preferred
- Three letters of recommendation
- Statement of objectives
- Complete an online exercise
- An interview
- February 1 for the summer or fall semester
- September 1 for the spring semester
- Doctoral Study
- Work as a LMHC in mental health agencies and facilities
- Work with children, adolescents, adults, and clients with substance abuse concerns
- Work with severely and persistently mentally ill individuals
- Serve as counselors in K-12 schools
- Work at the college level in students affairs and counseling
Susan R. Seem, PhD, LMHC, NCC, ACS
Department Chairperson and Graduate Program Director
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Last Updated 8/26/15