The program requirements for graduation are identified earlier in these pages. These requirements are necessary but not sufficient for certification as a school counselor in Pennsylvania. Upon successful completion of the program, Geneva College will recommend school counseling program students to the State for certification in elementary and/or secondary certification. The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will not certify individuals without that recommendation. In addition to the recommendation, students need to provide passing scores on the PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II exams before a certificate will be issued.