Post-Master's Certificate in School Counseling

The Post-Master's Certificate in School Counseling is intended for those individuals who have a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, or College Counseling, or any other counseling concentration from a CACREP-accredited program to obtain Licensure as a School Counselor in Tennessee.

Concentration Coordinator

Michelle Brasfield

Michelle Brasfield, Ed.D.
105D Ball Hall 

Program Requirements

The Post-Master's Certificate in School Counseling requires successful completion of 21-hours of study. All courses are required.


     COUN 7640 Principles Schl Couns
     COUN 7542 Child Counseling, Consultation, and Intervention in Schools
     COUN 7826 Schl Coun to Close Achvmnt Gap
     COUN 7790 Spc Prblms In Coun
     COUN 7642 Intern Elem Sch Coun
     COUN 7646 Intern Sec Sch Coun
     SPED 7000 Intro Exceptional Learnr

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must hold a Master's degree from a CACREP-accredited Counseling program with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants should submit:

  1. A transcript of all undergraduate and graduate degree programs
  2. Three letters of recommendation
  3. A letter describing reasons for wishing to take a graduate certificate in the area of School Counseling and how the program corresponds with prior experience and anticipated career plans

Application Deadlines:

In addition to all UofM Graduate School deadlines, the Post-Master's Certificate Program has the following deadlines for admission:

  1. Fall: June 15
  2. Spring: November 10
  3. Summer: March 15

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