About School Counseling Pre K-12
Become a transformative counselor for Pre K-12 students.
Facilitate student well being and achievement. A master's degree in school counseling from California University of Pennsylvania gives you comprehensive training and credentials for a rewarding career as a Certified School Counselor Pre K-12.
You'll graduate qualified to become a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and will be eligible to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania and other states. Work in public or private schools, or open a private practice.
Streamline your path to success.
- Complete your degree in only 4 semesters and one summer with our accelerated program for students of any undergraduate major.
- Adapt your course schedule to accommodate your lifestyle and career with evening classes, multiple program start dates and flexible internship hours.
- Apply without MAT or GRE scores if your undergraduate GPA is 2.9 or above.
Cal U’s graduate Counselor Education and Social Work Programs are the recipients of a $1.9 million Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) program grant. The purpose of this program is to prepare Cal U students work in rural and medically underserved communities with a focus on mental and behavioral health. Our mission is to collaboratively educate, train, and provide services that will benefit the health and health equity of the underserved and vulnerable people in our community by producing quality behavioral health professionals for the region’s workforce. This program allows students to apply for an opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend, while completing their required practicum or field experience.
Students accepted into the graduate Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, or Social Work programs are eligible to apply for the grant before completing their programs practicum or field experience.
In addition to the stipend, students receive additional training and increased opportunities for interdisciplinary development.
If you have questions regarding the HRSA BHWET program, contact HRSA Program Coordinator Molly Jenkins at Jenkins_M@calu.edu