Masters in Counseling

Below are listed the three options available for the M.S. in Counseling degree. Both the School Counseling and School Psychology/Clinical Child options have the Pupil Personnel Services Credential embedded in their program. Candidates in all three options will have the ability to complete the required course elements to apply for the Marriage Family Therapy Licensure once all requirements of the Board of Behavioral Sciences are met.  Our programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

College of Education and Allied Studies

School Counseling with Marriage and Family Therapy Option

• 2 Yr. Program
• Fall Admission
• Hayward Campus Only
• Courses are offered during fall, winter, and spring quarter
• Classes are during the day, evening, and on some weekends

APPLICATION PACKET

For more info contact:
Dr. Angela Tang

MS in Counseling, option School Counseling

This program is a two-year course of study that leads to the Masters in Counseling, Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) School Counseling Credential and meets the academic requirements, as well as the minimum 150 hours of experience required for the Marraige Family Therapy license. Additionally graduates are eligible for the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor License, which is awarded by the California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS).

Applicants must complete the following or equivalent prerequisite courses: Elements of Probability and Statistics (STAT 1000), Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 4410), and one of the following: Developmental Psychology (PSYC 4420), Theories of Learning (PSYC 4210), and Psychology of Personality (PSYC 4610).

Our program offer a rolling application process, candidates whose completed applications are received by the deadline will be contacted during spring quarter for interviews.  For more information, our Program Coordinator offers several Information Sessions from October through February. 

Information Session Calendar and Registration
Online Profile & Deadlines
Department Admissions Packet
University Application

Candidates enroll in a full-time course load for 2 academic years. Courses are offered during the day, evening, and on weekends. Trainees participate in fieldwork 1 1/2 to 2 days per week each year, for a total of 600 hrs. Candidates will take the Praxis Exam, and CBEST in order to be eligible for the PPS Credential. Trainees have specific assigned activities and supervised experiences related to the California Credentialing Standards for the PPS Credential, and to the MFT licensing qualifications of the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Professionals-in-training are provided with fieldwork at school sites and practicum in the Community Counseling Center located at CSUEB. 

Masters in Counseling: Apply to the University one quarter prior to your intended quarter of graduation. Five graduation requirements and University Writing Skills Requirement. Commencement Information
Pupil Personnel Services Credential:Contact the Credentials Student Service Center for all application materials
Marriage Family Therapy Licensure: Candidates successfully completing the program may apply for an MFT Intern License with the California Board of Behavioral Science; additional hours and an exam are required for licensure. Please refer to www.bbs.ca.gov for application packet.

Clinical Child/School Psychology with Marriage and Family Therapy Option

• 3 Yr. Program
• Fall Admission
• Hayward Campus Only
• Courses are offered during fall, winter, and spring quarter
• Classes are during the day, evening, and on some weekends

APPLICATION PACKET

For more info contact:
Dr. Greg Jennings

MS Counseling, option Clinical Child/School

Psychology

This program offers the academic and minimum fieldwork requirements for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential, Marriage and Family Therapy license and the Educational Psychology license.The program is committed to a training philosophy that promotes the educational and social-emotional development of children, youth, and families.

 

Applicants must complete the following or equivalent prerequisite courses: Elements of Probability and Statistics (STAT 1000), Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 4410), Developmental Psychology (PSYC 4420), Theories of Learning (PSYC 4210), and Psychological Tests (PSYC 3200).

Program Flier

 

Our programs offer a rolling application process.  Applicants whose completed applications are received by the deadline will be considered for interviews during the Winter and Spring Quarters. The Department Application packet provides a detailed checklist of all admission requirements.  For more information, our programs offers several Information Sessions from October through February. Sessions dates will be posted in mid October. 

Information Session & RegistrationOnline Profile & Deadlines
Department Admissions PacketUniversity Application

Professionals-in-training are prepared for clinical work with people who are struggling with both normal life problems and the more severe pathologies.  Training, combined with actual practice in fieldwork and the Community Counseling Clinic, prepares professionals-in-training for careers as School Psychologists and therapists. Professionals-in-training begin working in schools at the beginning of the program and have fieldwork opportunities in over 20 Bay-Area school districts. First-, second-, and third-year trainees provide support to students, teachers, and parents while completing course-related assignment.

Masters in Counseling: Apply to the University one quarter prior to your intended quarter of graduation. Five graduation requirements and University Writing Skills Requirement. Commencement Information
Pupil Personnel Services Credential:Contact the Credentials Student Service Center for all application materials
Marriage Family Therapy Licensure: Candidates successfully completing the program may apply for an MFT Intern License with the California Board of Behavioral Science; additional hours and an exam are required for licensure. Please refer to www.bbs.ca.gov for application packet.

Marriage Family Therapy

• 2 Yr. Program
• Fall Admission
• Hayward Campus Only
• Courses are offered during fall, winter, and spring quarter
• Classes are during the day, evening, and on some weekends

APPLICATION PACKET

For more info contact:
Dr. Terry Soohoo

MS Counseling, option Marriage Family Therapy

This program provides a course of study leading toward completion of the academic requirements for the Masters of Science in Counseling and provides 150 hours of clinical experience required to apply for the California Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) licensure through the Board of Behavioral Sciences. The MFT Program is committed to training candidates for clinical work in a variety of settings.

Candidates must complete the following prerequisite courses (or equivalent): Elements of Probability and Statistics STAT 1000, Abnormal Psychology PSYC 4410, Developmental Psychology PSYC 4420, and Psychology of Personality PSYC 4610.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0
Official Bachelor's Degree baring transcript
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
*Applicants with a B.S. in Psychology or Human Development are only required to complete STAT 1000*

Candidates must complete the Department and University application process. Completed applications are reviewed by the department and candidates will be contacted for interviews from March through June. 

Program Information Sessions are available October through February. 

Department Application and Admissions Packet
University Application

Fieldwork Placement sites are available throughout the Bay Area. Students admitted into the MS in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy program will complete the required 150 hours of field placement experience during the second year of the program. Concurrently students will complete course related assignments towards the M.S. in Counseling Degree requirements.

Masters in Counseling: Apply to the University one quarter prior to your intended quarter of graduation. Five graduation requirements and University Writing Skills Requirement. Commencement Information

Marriage Family Therapy Licensure: Candidates successfully completing the program may apply for an MFT Intern License with the California Board of Behavioral Science; additional hours and an exam are required for licensure. Please refer to www.bbs.ca.gov for application packet.

 
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