School Counselor License and Endorsement

School Counselor License

If you have completed a master’s level school counselor graduate degree at Western Michigan University and are seeking certification or licensure please follow this two-application process.  

  1. Complete the request for departmental recommendation for the school counselor endorsement, license or preliminary employment authorization. This form also serves as the application to add this endorsement to your teaching certificate.

    Mail or fax to:

    Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
    Western Michigan University
    1903 W Michigan Ave
    Kalamazoo MI 49008-5226 USA
    Phone: (269) 387-5100
    Fax: (269) 387-5090
  2. Complete the online application available through the Michigan Department of Education online MOECS system.

The audit and recommendation for school counselor endorsement, license, or preliminary employment authorization is from the Office of Teacher Certification (see contact info below).  You will receive email notification of your final approval and fee from MOECS.