Welcome to the Counselor Education Department at San Jose State University! We provide two excellent programs to choose from to meet your personal and professional goals: MA in Education with a concentration in Counselling and Student Personnel and a PPS Credential in Counselor Education. Our faculty work closely with students to build effective assessment and counseling skills, nurture reflective thinking and inter-cultural awareness, and provide the experiences graduates will need to become dynamic leaders committed to lifelong learning.
New Student Orientation Slides
Fall 2017 Applicants: Will Open October 1, 2016
Reminders: Deadlines: April 1, 2017, CSU Mentor will close.
April 20, 2017 All Documents Due
- Please note that transcripts are to be sent to: Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations (GAPE), and not to the Counselor Education department.
- Letters of recommendation and auto biographical statement sent to the Dept of Counselor Education, SH 404
- Once your status changes to "Referred to Department", please call us to make sure that we received your documents. 408-924-3634
Due to impaction there is no guarantee of admission.
- Rolling admittance
Candidacy and Graduation Deadlines:
Please check the Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations website for deadlines
May 2017 graduation: Reminder for graduate students that the deadline to apply for May 2017 graduation
is October 1, 2016. Students must apply on time so that our office can prepare the list of our graduating
class before the 2016 commencement book goes into publication. Please note that those
eligible to apply for graduation are those that have already advanced to candidacy.
We will honor late applications, however students should be in direct contact with
GAPE evaluator, if they run into any filing issues.
Candidacy Form: Candidacy Form
Candidacy Deadlines: The next Advancement to Candidacy filing deadlines are:
· February 1, 2016 for August 2016 graduation
· April 1st, 2016 for a December 2016 graduation
December 3, 2016 Comprehensive Exam:
Sign up for the comprehensive exam. The exam will be on:
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 9am in SH 431
Students' Work, in the student pick up box, located in the office (SH404) will be discarded by October 14, 2016. Please pick up your work.
Reminder: If you decide to do both Masters and the Pupil Personnel Services Credential
you will need to complete 63 units. See your advisor for more information.
EDCO 292 Schedule: (For Current Students Only!)
|Fall 2016||Spring 2017|
|Sept. 2, 2016||1st. mandatory meeting/orientation SJSU. 4:00pm @ Sweeney Hall 431||Feb. 3, 2017||1st. mandatory meeting/orientation SJSU. 4:00pm @ Sweeney Hall 431|
|Sept. 2, 2016||Contract form, Site Descriptions Form due to your faculty supervisor
||Feb. 3, 2017||Contract form, Site Descriptions Form due to your faculty supervisor.
|Oct. 7, 2016||2nd mandatory meeting, 4:00PM||Mar. 3, 2017||2nd mandatory meeting, 4:00PM|
|Nov. 4, 2016||3rd mandatory meeting, 4:00PM||Apr. 7, 2017||3rd mandatory meeting, 4:00PM|
|Dec. 2, 2016||All forms (Field-Work Counseling Record Form, Supervisor Evaluation (MA | PPS), and Experience Summary Forms) due||May 5, 2017||All forms (Field-Work Counseling Record Form, Supervisor Evaluation (MA | PPS), and Experience SummaryForms) due|