School Counseling Advanced Certificate

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

The School Counseling EdM program seeks to educate individuals who will utilize learned skills, abilities, knowledge and attitudes in order to assist youth in educational settings to cope with developmental and remedial tasks involving educational, vocational and personal-social needs. Graduates of the school counseling program are expected to be able to apply a diverse repertoire of helping strategies and techniques, conceptualize and implement a comprehensive program of school counseling services, and engage in evaluation of their efforts.

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-2110

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 24 Hours


  • 1 Year

Application Fee

  • $50

Special Requirements

This advanced certificate is for students with an earned master‘s in school counseling.

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.