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Counselor Education

The M. Ed. Program in Counselor Education is designed to attract individuals intending to serve as school counselors. The primary purpose of this program is to produce individuals well qualified personally and professionally to perform effectively as counselors in elementary and/or secondary schools. The program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


Program graduates are eligible to apply for initial South Carolina state certification as school counselors provided they meet specified State Department of Education requirements offered through the program.


For more information about the Counselor Education Program please contact:



Counselor Education Program
Department of Human Services
Post Office Box 7456
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC 29117

Phone: (803) 536-7147 or (803) 536-7198
Fax: (803) 516-4540 or (803) 536-8841