The GSCA office will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday November 22 and 23.

Becoming a School Counselor

Interested in learning the certification requirements to become a Georgia School Counselor? Check out these resources for general guidelines.

Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Learn the requirements and routes for educators to become certified in Georgia

Georgia Department of Education
School counseling services

How to Become a Georgia School Counselor
Steps are divided by your education level (high school graduate, college degree, certified from another state)

State Certification Requirements
List of general requirements by state

School Counseling Degree Programs
A list of school counseling degree programs by state

Continuing Education Requirements
Description of Renewal Certificate requirements, listed by state