Certificate of Advanced Study in School Counseling

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The Certificate of Advanced Study

The Certificate of Advanced Study, a 60 credit hour program, prepares individuals to work as counselors in school settings. Upon completion of the C.A.S. program, students also receive the Master of Science in Education (unless they already hold an M.S.Ed. or an M.S. in counseling). This program satisfies the academic requirements for the New York State Permanent Certificate in School Counseling.

Master of Science in Education/Certificate of Advanced Study

Persons who want both an M.S. in Education and a C.A.S. must complete all requirements for the M.S. degree first, including internship at an agency or college. Upon nearing completion of the M.S., the student may petition for acceptance into the C.A.S. program. The C.A.S. will be awarded upon completion of an internship in the school setting and other course requirements. In most cases, attainment of both an M.S. and a C.A.S. will require more than 60 credit hours.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the advanced study certificate please contact

Ms. Julie Hogan, Coordinator
Office: Ward Hall 112E
Phone: (518) 564-4251
Email: hoganja@plattsburgh.edu