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2018-2019 Academic Catalog | Post-Master’s Counselor Program

Post-Master’s Counselor Program




The post-Master's counselor program is designed for applicants who have already earned a master’s degree in School Counseling and want to take the 12 additional credits needed to meet eligibility requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) credential in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

  • Students who enroll in this program are given a discounted rate on the tuition.
  • Students have 12 months from the time of enrollment to complete the four courses.

Please note: this program does not result in an additional Master’s degree or certification from Trinity Washington University. The program exists solely for the completion of graduate-level work in order to meet eligibility requirements for professional counselor licensure.

Program Requirements

Students in this program complete four courses for a total of 12 credits.

BOTH of the following courses:

  • COUN 553
  • COUN 557

TWO of the following courses:

  • EDCC 610
  • COUN 563
  • COUN 606
  • COUN 505
  • COUN 612
  • COUN 655
  • COUN 695

Program Policies

Students must complete the 4 courses within a 12-month timeframe. The discounted tuition rate will not apply past this time frame.

Grades in Education Courses:
Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 and may have no more than 3 credits below a B-.

Pass/No Pass:
Courses may not be taken Pass/No Pass.

Experiential Credit Policy:
Credits earned through experience are not counted toward completion of the program.

Transfer Credits:
Transfer credits are not awarded.

Course Descriptions

COUN 553
COUN 557
COUN 563
COUN 606
COUN 505
COUN 612
COUN 655
COUN 695
EDCC 610

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