Counseling Certification

For the Professional Counselor Certificate issued by the State Board for Educator Certification, requirements are, two years of teaching experience, completion of required graduate work in counseling and a passing score on TExES Examination # 152.

Effective: October 3, 2012

ln accordance with Title l9 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Part 7,  Chapters 230, 232 & 233

ALL students seeking a probation certificate must be accepted, enrolled and in good financial standing with the university in order to submit an application for a probationary certificate. lf approved students must then enroll in a course for said certificate.

Rule §230.37 – Probationary Certificates

  •  must meet all requirements prescribed by the Educator Preparation Program (EPP), based on the qualifications and requirements for the class of certification sought and duties to be performed by the holder of a certificate in that class
  •  be accepted and enrolled in an approved EPP
  •  be assigned in the professional class certification area being sought in a Texas school district, open-enrollment charter school or other school approved by TEA.
  •  subject to all the terms and conditions of a probationary certificate.

School Counselor probationary certificated students should enroll in CNSL 5003 Organization and Administration of Guidance Programs


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