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College of Education

Graduate Studies

Counselor Education

Our Ph.D. and Ed.S. programs provide students the richness of dialogue and experiences that will aid in the expansion of multicultural and culture-specific awareness, knowledge and skills relevant to the profession of their chosen field.

Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D.

The doctoral program in counselor education and supervision prepares graduates to be counselor educators and supervisors in clinical or academic environments and to assume faculty positions in institutions of higher education. It emphasizes the training of professional counselor educators and counselors who will have competence in teaching, counseling, research and supervision. For more information about specific curriculum requirements, please visit the academic bulletin.


Counselor Education, Ed.S.

The counselor education Ed.S. degree program offers two areas of concentration leading to the degree of education specialist: one is in school counseling, and the other is in marriage and family counseling. In both cases, the program requires 66 hours and is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling Related Educational Programs. For more information about specific curriculum requirements, please visit the academic bulletin.

  • School Counseling Education, Ed.S.
    The school counseling education specialist program prepares professional counselors to work in elementary, middle and high schools. Our goal is to graduate students who are self-reflective scholar practitioners who can conduct research on effective practice through their involvement in the solution of real-world problems in schools.
  • Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling, Ed.S.

    Designed to prepare professional counselors to work in educational, mental health or human services settings, the marriage, couples and family counseling specialist program addresses a variety of issues in the context of relationships and families. Our students are prepared for not-for-profit, educational or agency placements and, ultimately, private practice.
  • Minor in Counseling

    This is applicable for students considering graduate training in the mental health profession who will serve practitioners in psychology, social work, communication, criminal justice, nursing, teaching, special education, including speech pathology and audiology. For more information about specific curriculum requirements, please visit the academic bulletin.