Education Specialist in School Counseling
Valdosta State University

Program Details

Valdosta University offers an online Education Specialist degree in School Counseling. This program is for professionals who want to utilize their skills to the highest level, maximizing their relationships with their students and help them remove barriers. The program emphasizes providing academic, career, and personal assistance to students to help them achieve success.


  • An applicant must hold a master’s degree and be a fully certified school counselor
  • Minimum cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale
  • Must have one year experience working as a certified school counselor in a school setting
  • Because this is a degree only program and not a certification program, the applicant must hold professional standard renewable certification in school counseling
  • Three recommendations

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges