The M.S. program in Student Affairs Counseling prepares graduates to promote the healthy development of all students in post-secondary educational and counseling settings.
This program in the Department of Counseling and Human Services provides knowledge and skills to face the current context and challenges of higher education, in this critical time for counselors to be engaged in the services and supports offered to undergraduate and graduate students. We emphasize building a professional counselor identity and developing critical counseling skills that provide a foundation for professionals to meet the needs of both students in crisis and those who are engaged in developmental transitions during the college experience. This CACREP-accredited program follows the recognized standards for professional counseling as endorsed by the the American Counselor Association and meets requirements credentialing as a Nationally Certified Counselor.
Our graduates are trained to provide individual and group counseling and work as counselors, advisors, and leadership roles in: