What else can I do with a masters in school counseling?
Career Options for Individuals with a Master’s Degree in School Counseling
- School and Career Counselor.
- School Psychologist.
- Postsecondary Teacher.
- Marriage and Family Therapist.
- Substance Abuse Counselor.
Do school counselors get summer off?
School counselors usually work for nine months out of the year and have the summers off, which can be particularly beneficial for working parents who must arrange for child care during the school year.
How do I become an LPC in Oregon?
LPC licensure in Oregon requires a passing score on either the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification, the National Clinical Mental Health Counselor Exam or the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Exam. Additionally, aspiring LPCs must also pass the Oregon Laws and Rules Exam.
Can you become an LPC with a masters in school counseling?
Some states refer to LPCs as LCPCs (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors) or use other credential names. School counselors can pursue licensure while still attending graduate school or at most other points in their school counseling career. A minimum of a master’s degree is usually required for licensure.
Are school counselors therapists?
Your school counselor isn’t a therapist. (So if you see your counselor, it’s not the same as getting therapy.) If you need help in some way that the school counselor can’t provide, he or she can give you information about other resources, such as the name of a therapist.
How much does an LPC make in Oregon?
While ZipRecruiter is seeing salaries as high as $132,193 and as low as $18,347, the majority of Licensed Professional Counselor salaries currently range between $46,102 (25th percentile) to $71,035 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $97,850 annually in Oregon.
Is becoming a school counselor worth it?
Here’s What to Expect. Most states require school counselors to have a master’s degree, so yes, a master’s in school counseling is worth it if you hope to become a counselor in a K-12 school.