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  • American Psychological Association (APA) Formatting
  • Purdue OWL: APA Formatting APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. Students enrolled in the Counseling Program at Central Michigan University are expected to know and use APA Formatting and Guidelines within their academic writing in all courses. Students are encouraged to purchase the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed).
  • Career Development Center Career development is a lifelong process that involves continuous growth. You will gain insight from experiences and self-reflection, explore opportunities by researching academic and career options of interest, and take action by networking with people, organizations, and employees to gain experiences that will help you develop personally and professionally. The Career Development Center can also assist with a resume review and mock interview experience. 
  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Link to site for finding the DOI you need for citing works in your references.
  • General Research Assistance Learn how to search for academic resources, receive feedback on your writing, and get help with your assignments by working with the CMU Libraries. 
  • Returning School Counselor Policy

    The Central Michigan University Counseling Program Policy on
     
    School Counseling Certification for 48​-Credit Hour Degree Alumni

    The Central Michigan University Counseling Program will continue to ​approve the School Counselor License or the S​chool C​ounselor (NT) Endorsement ​for 48-credit hour students until December 31, 2020. 


    Please be aware that if: 


    • You are an alumnus with a 48-credit hour degree in either School or Professional Counseling; 
    • AND graduated on or after May 2013* 
    • AND completed all school counseling courses required at the time of your degree; 
    • AND completed a 600-hour internship, with at least 300 internship hours in a K-12 setting; 
    • AND have not applied for a ​School ​Counselor ​License or School Counseling Endorsement (NT) on your teaching certificate, 
    • AND passed the MTTC for School Counselors 
    The Central Michigan University Counseling Program will continue to ​approve the School Counselor License or the S​chool C​ounselor (NT) Endorsement ​for 48-credit hour students until December 31, 2020. 

    Any alumni requesting certification after December 31, 2020 ​must complete all the requirements for the current 60-credit School Counseling Program.  Alumni may be required to repeat courses and​/or take new courses to obtain the School Counseling License or ​NT Endorsement.  Any alumni requesting certification for a degree older than 7 years will need to repeat all coursework.  

     

    If you are an alumnus with a 48-credit hour degree in Professional Counseling​; 

    • AND did not ​complete all required ​School ​Counseling courses and​ an internship in a K-12 setting​;  
    • AND wish to matriculate as a non-degree student in order to take the courses ​and complete the internship required for School Counselor Licensure or School Counselor (NT) Endorsement​,
    • AND you graduated on or after May 2013* 

    You ​must complete all the requirements for the current 60-credit School Counseling Program.  Alumni may be required to repeat courses and take new courses AND complete the MTTC to obtain the School Counselor License or ​NT Endorsement. 


    Please click here for information on how to apply for non-degree seeking student status.  

     

    For further questions or concerns please contact the School Counseling Coordinator or the Counseling Program Director.  

     

    * Central Michigan University accepts graduate courses that are no more than seven (7) years old.  School counselors are required by the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) Code of Ethics (B.3.b) to be up to date on current research and use current interventions.  Students who have not engaged in school counseling since receiving the degree more than 7 years ago would be violating this ethical code and would need to re-take courses to ensure ethical practice.  

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