Pathways to Success

Advanced Certificate

Immerse Yourself in College Advising

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Teachers Colleges offers two paths that provide targeted curriculum in college advising, improve professional competence, and increase college opportunities for all high school students. First, students can enroll in a for-credit 12-point graduate level advanced certificate in College Advising, offered online and in person.  This certificate is the first of its kind in New York State and introduces students to world-renowned curriculum and instruction on topics such as college advising, vocational planning, and more.

Continuing Education

College Advising Information for the Busy Educator

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For busy professionals seeking a non-credit continuing education offering, there is the option of TC-CAP. This asynchronous online non-credit continuing education course allows students to engage in a learning community as they gain knowledge about the nuts and bolts of college advisement. Taught by certified school counselors, this program has more than 200 graduates and is provided in collaboration with Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and National Association for College Admission Counseling.

Master’s Degree (Ed.M.) in School Counseling

Your Path to Becoming a Certified School Counselor

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The College Advising Initiative is housed in the Counseling Psychology Program at Teachers College, which is the home to the School Counseling Masters of Education (Ed.M.) degree. This 60- credit degree program prepares students to practice school counseling and provides them with the necessary coursework and training to obtain school counseling certification in New York State.