Priority Admission Application Deadlines: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
Department: Leadership, Policy and Lifelong Learning
Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
The Counselor Education major provides students with the general counseling skills needed to become professional counselors. Graduates are trained to assess problems, counsel clients, select appropriate intervention strategies and consult with other professionals and administrators. One concentration area is available: School Counseling.
Accredited by the Council for the Accredication of Educator Programs (CAEP).
Major Research Areas:
School Counseling, Group Counseling, Counselor Education
Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.
- Documentation that applicant has passed all four subtests of the FTCE General Knowledge Test (GKT)
- Proof of educational or professional experience
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
International students should check with International Services (https://www.usf.edu/world/international-services/index.aspx) for the latest information on requirements related to State testing, internship and practica.