This degree prepares you to provide counseling and support services to students at K-12 grade levels, as well as positions in higher education. The PPS Credential in School Counseling is required for work in K-12 public schools.
You may specialize in School Counseling, and then add the Child Welfare and Attendance specialization that offers additional training in working with those students most at-risk for school failure.
After completion, you will be eligible for the Clear Pupil Personnel Services Credential offered by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
On-campus, full-time or part-time course load
Fall and Spring 15-week semesters with Summer sessions
$730 per credit
$35,770 base cost
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EDCG 581: Diverse Perspectives in Education and Culturally Proficient Leadership
This foundational course explores the history of diversity and multicultural education, and introduces the conceptual framework of Cultural Proficiency as a lens for counselors in promoting equitable practices for all students in educational settings.
Child Welfare and Attendance Specialization
Current students and alumni of the Pupil Personnel Services program may obtain this optional specialization.
This course emphasizes school, home, and community factors contributing to school attendance, related laws, and intervention programs designed to enhance attendance and school safety.
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