The chart below provides licensure information for Gardner-Webb University’s Master of Arts in School Counseling program:
The chart indicates those states where the Gardner-Webb curriculum fully meets State educational requirements for school counseling licensure, where the curriculum does not meet the criteria, and where additional training/education may be required. For further information, prospective students may contact Dr. David Carscaddon, Director of the School of Psychological Science and Counselor Education at [email protected].
*North Carolina – Licensure for school counselors is determined by each state. Gardner-Webb’s School Counseling Program is located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. The licensure requirements for the state of NC as reported by the NC Department of Public Instruction include:
GWU’s School Counseling Program is recognized by the state of North Carolina as an approved program. We currently have a 100 percent pass rate on the licensure test.
Students who are interested in school counseling licensure in other states are encouraged to consult with the appropriate state department of education for specific requirements. The following link provides additional information on the requirements by state along with the contact for obtaining that information. However, referencing this link should not substitute for a consultation with each state department of education as these licensure requirements are subject to change at unpredictable intervals.
**South Carolina – Graduates of GWU’s School Counseling Program have two possible paths to licensure in South Carolina.