Counseling

M.A. in Counseling

Build on your classroom teaching experience and learn the theories and strategies needed to serve students as a school counselor. Work with children and families in your community to foster academic achievement and success. For more information, please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling at elac@pvamu.edu or (936) 261-3530.

Admission Requirements

  • Cover Letter (writing sample)
  • Non-Refundable $50.00 Application Fee
  • Interview
  • Official transcripts: 2.75 from undergraduate institutions; 3.0 from graduate institutions
  • Teaching Service Record
  • Three Recommendation Letters
  • Valid Teacher Certificate – Two years teaching experience preferred. Applicants with one-year teaching experience will be considered.
  • Graduate Studies Admission Application – www.applytexas.org

Core Courses

  • Orientation to Counseling and Development
  • Ethics for School Counselors
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Counseling Theory and Practice
  • School Counseling in a Multicultural Society
  • Career Development Counseling
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Research and Measurements in Counseling
  • Group Dynamics
  • Assessment, Evaluation, and Interpretation of Student Data
  • School Consultation
  • Crisis and Trauma Counseling with Children
  • Organization and Administration of School Counseling Programs
  • School Practicum
  • School Internship I
  • School Internship II