Introduction

The non-degree School Counselor Endorsement, offered through the Department of Counselor Education, is designed for individuals who have completed a graduate degree in counseling or a closely-related field and are seeking to meet the academic and clinical requirements to be eligible for endorsement as a school counselor in the State of Illinois.

Credit hours required: 21 with a Professional Educator License and 36 without a Professional Educator License

ADMISSION INFORMATION

The program admits students for fall, spring, and summer.

Program Benefits

The Department of Counselor Education is housed within the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education. The Department offers flexible evening classes.

Students in Counselor Education receive personalized attention from skilled professors in small class sizes, and gain valuable connections in the school counseling field at local, national and international levels.

Northeastern offers an affordable tuition and convenient urban locations accessible by car or public transportation.

Career Options

The non-degree School Counselor Endorsement prepares students for employment in settings at:

  • elementary school
  • middle school
  • high school

For more detailed career information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the non-degree School Counselor Endorsement and the courses offered toward the program.

Please note: The program will begin in Fall 2018 and will be published in the Academic Catalog thereafter. For immediate inquiries, please contact the department for details.

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Counselor Education at (773) 442-5550 or counsedu@neiu.edu.

Counselor Education

About Northeastern

Northeastern Illinois University is home to students from all corners of the world and is one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation. Our small class sizes, flexible schedules and dedicated faculty can help you succeed in your studies.

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