Becoming a School Counselor

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

General Information

Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Learn the requirements and routes for educators to become certified in Georgia, including the qualifications for certification in school counseling.

Teach Georgia:  official state database of all certified position vacancies in Georgia public schools (maintained by GPSC)

American School Counselor Association
      By-state Certification Requirements

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)

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

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