Program overview

The Director of School Counseling Services certificate program prepares experienced school counselors to obtain leadership positions within their schools and serve as a director, administrator or supervisor of school counseling services. Program applicants must hold a master's degree in counseling and have at least three years of professional experience.

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Program requirements

Three courses are typically required, however, the appropriate plan of study will be determined on a per student basis after an assessment of each student’s academic and professional background.


Emmanuel Ahia

Professor, Director of Ed.S. Counseling Services Program, & M.A. Clinical Mental Health Program

Graduate Education, Leadership and Counseling

Bierenbaum Fisher Hall

eahia [at]


Academic Focus: Counseling Services

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