Counselor Education

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Undergraduate minor: human relations

Graduate degrees: MA in counselor education; PhD in counselor education



The Department of Counselor Education prepares students to facilitate human development across the lifespan, to advocate for clients and students, and to serve local, national, and international communities through the delivery and creation of state-of-the-art counseling services. The department achieves these goals by advancing knowledge, skills, and attitudes appropriate for effective and ethical professional counseling practice and by conducting and disseminating related research.

The department prepares practitioners and scholars by offering graduate programs in four major areas within counselor education:

  • clinical mental health counseling (offered in the MA);
  • counselor education and supervision (offered in the PhD);
  • rehabilitation counseling program (offered in the MA); and
  • school counseling (offered in the MA).
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It also offers basic courses in interviewing and interpersonal skills for students in other professional and graduate programs. In addition, the department offers an undergraduate minor in human relations.