From Program Coordinator, Tamisha Bouknight & Clinical Coordinator, Laura Roberts
Welcome and greetings! Thank you for your interest in the Counselor Education program at Lehman College. This nationally accredited program is a part-time, 3-year graduate program consisting of 48-credits. The Counselor Education offers professional preparation for persons wishing to become PK-12 school counselors or a counselor in a related profession. We also offer a bilingual extension for students who want to work in a bilingual setting. Students are required to take classes in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer sessions.
The Counselor Education at Lehman College has accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Students learn counseling models grounded in advocacy, social-justice, and evidence-based school counseling practice. Several courses are also aligned with the American School Counselor Association’s (ASCA) National Model.
To learn more about the Counselor Education program at Lehman College, please read our Frequently Asked Question’s, our brochure, and alumni testimonials. The application deadline is March 15th. Please email questions about the Counselor Education program to Dr. Tamisha M. Bouknight at Tamisha.Bouknight@lehman.cuny.edu.