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 application process.  

  1. Complete the request for school counselor credential form for the school counselor endorsement, license or preliminary employment authorization. Once the form is complete, please use the email on the credential form to send to the Certification Office for review. The Certification Office will obtain appropriate signatures from the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology.
  2. Complete the online application available through the Michigan Online Educator Certification System. Directions on setting up your online account can be found on page four of the credential form.

Once the Certification Office has recommended you for the appropriate credential, you will receive email notification of your final approval and required fee from the Michigan Online Educator Certification System. 

If you have any questions about this process, please contact our office.