Mira Mayer, Ed.D., Program Coordinator
Office: DBH 355
Phone: (209) 667-3447 or 3364
This is an option within the Education M.A.: Counselor Education Concentration .
The Master of Arts in Education, Counselor Education with Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC) option is intended for those who wish to obtain a BBS (Behavioral Board Sciences) license and practice as an independent counselor in the community. Upon completion of the M.A. in Education, Counselor Education: Professional Clinical Counselor program, graduates are qualified to pursue LPCC licensure.
To be considered for admission to the M.A. Counselor Education Program, PPC option, applicants must have been admitted to the M.A. in Education, Counselor Education program prior to August 1, 2012 and complete the requirements for the M.A. in Education, Counselor Education Concentration, PCC on or before December 31, 2018.
For information about the PCC option and course offerings, contact the Program Coordinator or go to the M.A. in Education, Counselor Education website.
- Coursework Requirements - No more than nine semester units of coursework completed in Postbaccalaureate Standing: Unclassified may be applied to a master’s degree.
- Graduate Requirements - The minimum academic grade point average for earning the M.A. degree is 3.0. The minimum acceptable grade for courses included in the M.A. program is a C.
- Final Requirements - The P.P.S. and M.A. in Education degree requires the successful completion of all coursework and passing a State Praxis Exam, or approval of a written thesis, and passing of an oral thesis defense. After all requirements have been met, the student will be awarded the M.A. degree and/or will be eligible to apply for the P.P.S. credential.
- Class Scheduling - Courses are scheduled in the late afternoon and evening to enable employed individuals to enroll in classes.
Note: Early registration is strongly recommended. Limits are placed on class size; Consequently, enrollment is not guaranteed.