Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 
    Nov 26, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School Counseling Specialization, MEd

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If seeking Texas School Principal certification, must be a certified teacher with two years teaching experience in an accredited TEA school and pass state TExES exam after completion of coursework.

48 semester hours

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

The academic requirement for Licensure as a Professional Counselor in the State of Texas may be met by successful completion of the MEd in School Counseling.

For Master of Science in school psychology, see PSYCHOLOGY .

State Certification Information

Teacher certification is not awarded by the university but by the State of Texas based on completion of designated courses and passing scores on the exams required by the State Board of Educator Certification. The department certification officer will work with individual students to guide them through this process.

State teaching certificates that may be earned:

  1. Students may earn an initial EC-6 teaching certificate upon completion of the required core courses and successful completion of state exams in bilingual and special education.
  2. Students seeking certification to teach at the secondary level must complete the required core courses as well as the courses in either the Math or Science set.

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