School Counseling Certification

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS  

 SCHOOL COUNSELOR CERTIFICATION

REQUIREMENTS TO BE ISSUED THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR
CERTIFICATE AS BY TEA FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS 

The Certification Office will need the following items completed prior to being ADMITTED to the School Counselor Certificate. 

1. Graduate School application (must apply to the Graduate School)
2. Professional Certification Program application
3. Certification non-refundable fee - $50 (submit payment to MarketPlace)
4. TEA Assessment non-refundable fee - $35 (submit payment to MarketPlace)

5. Transcripts (all transcripts)
6. District Service Record verifying two creditable years of teaching experience      (will accept 1 year for admission purposes)
7. Successful interview process completed and signed “letter of invitation” submitted.

AFTER ADMISSION TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING

The Certification Office will need the following items completed prior to FILING with the Texas Education Agency for the School Counselor Certificate.


1. Complete all admission requirements.
2. Hold a master’s degree (minimum 48 hours) at the completion of the school counselor program
3. District Service Record verifying two creditable years of teaching experience at the completion of the school counselor program.
4. Successfully complete the TExES school counselor exam
5. Successfully complete the Texas A&M–Commerce School Counselor          preparation program (to be determined by Texas A&M–Commerce school counselor program)

Dr. Sam Bore is the School Counseling Coordinator: sam.bore@tamuc.edu

 Contact Lessa.Cannon@tamuc.edu if you have any questions pertaining to Requirements to be issued a School Counselor Certificate

 http://www.tamuc.edu/academics/colleges/educationHumanServices/educatorCertificationAcademicServices/professionalcertification/school-counselor-section/school-counselor/default.aspx