Welcome to the Counseling and Guidance Program

We are happy you are interested in considering a graduate degree in counseling. We offer a robust and exciting curriculum, to prepare students for a rewarding career in counseling in a variety of settings. Many of our graduates work in both K–12 schools and in community colleges as professional counselors. Additionally, our graduates work in a variety of settings providing counseling and leadership in public and private sectors in hospitals, counseling clinics, criminal justice & probation, higher education, and private counseling. Graduates also can continue on to pursue certification in school psychology, licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or seek a PhD.

Dr. Lorraine Hedtke

Dr. Lorraine Hedtke MSW, ACSW, LCSW, PhD
Program Coordinator, Counseling and Guidance/PPS Credential
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation & Counseling
California State University San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407
(909) 537 - 7640

Deadline for applications:

  • Priority consideration admission:  Program application due by Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.
  • Regular admission: Program application due by Thursday, May 9, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.
  • Late admission*: Program application due by Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.
    (*if spaces are available)
  • PPS Only – Not accepting applications for PPS only. We are at our maximum enrollment for PPS only candidates.

Student Handbook

The Counseling & Guidance Program is accredited by: