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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.


Welcome Back to Counselor Education Program, Fall 2016
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

Academic Calendars: 

The academic year calendars for 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 are now available.


Candidacy and Graduation Deadlines:

Please check the Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations website for deadlines
http://www.sjsu.edu/gape/current_students/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 Student Information (Fall 2016)


 EDCO 292

EDCO 292 Forms (For Current Students Only!)

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