Department Resources

Residency

Residency CNDV 5380 is a required course in the School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Programs. You should plan ahead for the cost of travel, meals, and lodging and can get more information in regards to these details by visiting our residency information page in the student toolkit. 

Faculty Advising and Mentorship

You'll be assigned, by your last initial, a Faculty Professional Advisor who will help you understand components of your program and professional development. Read more about your faculty advisor.

Texas School Counselor Candidates

Visit the office of TExES and Certification (Note: this link takes you out of the Counseling site and into the College of Education site) pages to see important dates and information for teacher certification and assessments.

Texas Licensure Counselor Candidates

Each of the Counseling Programs is designed so that you obtain the knowledge, skills, and leadership important in the field of counseling, which includes helping you understand requirements for certification and/or licensure. The following links provide information to post-graduation credentialing:

School Counseling in Texas: State Board for Educator Certification Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas: Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

National Board for Certified Counselors

These entities require additional applications and requirements to the coursework offered in the School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.

Student Development and Academic Performance

Obtaining a master’s degree in School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling includes examination of personal beliefs, values, experiences, and personal wellness. Throughout your program, you'll review these factors alongside academic performance factors as part of personal disposition. Read more about creating a roadmap for professional development.