Counseling M.S. with General Applied Techniques Concentration (Non Licensure)

Empower Diverse Individuals and Families to Accomplish Health, Education and Career Goals

This 30-semester hour degree plan with no licensure provides a solid background in the theories and practices of counseling, which can prepare individuals who seek work in a variety of settings including community, faith-based, non-profits and higher education. Your Master of Science in Counseling with General Applied Techniques Concentration from University of Houston-Clear Lake will also provide preparation that can lead to a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) licensure.

Get on Track to Pursue Licensure

You’ll become prepared meet the academic requirements for the School Counselor standard certificate (EC-12) or for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration in preparation for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. Students who wish to pursue LPC licensure must complete the master’s degree plan with a minimum of 60 credit hours. To be eligible to receive the LPC, graduates must also document 3000 clock hours of post-master’s supervised counseling experience and pass the state licensure examination. For State LPC requirements, please visit www.dshs.texas.gov/counselor

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Admission Requirements

Eager to make your dreams come true by studying at UHCL? Make sure you have what it takes to begin your journey to success.


  • Counseling M.S.
  • Admission Deadline

    Fall: March 1
    Spring: Nov. 1

  • Application
    Both university and program applications are required.
  • Requirements
    • Submit GRE scores (less than 5 years old) the Office of Admissions)
    • Signed FERPA form
    • Certificate of completion of online TEA Ethics Training  
    • Texas Teacher Service Record
    • Texas Teacher Certificate (Standard)


Degree Requirements

Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.


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Cost Information

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Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058

Phone: (281) 283-7600

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  UHCL Online
 

UHCL Online

Bayou Building, Room 1406
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-212-1611

Make the most of a hectic schedule and study from home or the office through UHCL Online, offering the same level of excellence for more than 20 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

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  UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
 

UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus

1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.


Counseling M.S. with General Applied Techniques Concentration (Non Licensure) Faculty

Randy Davis
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Randy Davis

Assistant Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3592
Office: Bayou Building 1321

Faculty Bio

Robert Pace
Robert Pace

Robert Pace

Clinical Associate Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281- 283-3632
Email: Pacerob@uhcl.edu
Office: B1325

Faculty Bio

Dilani Perera

Dilani Perera-Diltz

Associate Professor and Coordinator of Counseling, Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3557
Email: PereraDiltz@uhcl.edu

Faculty Bio

Cheryl Sawyer
Cheryl Sawyer

Cheryl Sawyer

Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3559
Email: Sawyer@uhcl.edu
Office: 1325

Faculty Bio

Angelica Tello
Angelica Tello

Angelica Tello

Assistant Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3564
Email: tello@uhcl.edu
Office: 1321

Faculty Bio