The School of Counseling brings together students and a diverse global faculty in a collaborative learning community dedicated to addressing critical social problems. Using a scholar-practitioner model, our master’s and doctoral programs prepare you to immediately apply established methods of scientific inquiry and evidence-based practice to promote the well-being of individuals, families, and groups.
In our school, you will be mentored by doctoral-level scholars who have a breadth of professional experience, providing you with the contextually and culturally relevant knowledge needed to excel in diverse settings.
As a student in the School of Counseling, you have the opportunity to focus on your interests in culturally and contextually relevant specializations and learn in the scholar-practitioner model, integrating research with your professional expertise. You can benefit from opportunities for interdisciplinary study and research collaboration, and use established methods of scientific inquiry and evidence-based practice for the greater good.
All programs in the School of Counseling are CACREP accredited through 2025. This specialized accreditation assures students, future employers, and other professionals in the counseling and counselor education fields that our programs have undergone a rigorous self-assessment against the recognized standards in the field and have been awarded accreditation based on an iterative peer review and CACREP board-review process.
The School of Counseling envisions a future where students and faculty join together as scholar-practitioners to apply their acquired and generated knowledge to address critical social problems in such a way as to promote positive social change in a global community.
The School of Counseling prepares competent and confident master’s level professional counselors and doctoral level counselor educators and supervisors to address current counseling and educational needs of diverse and multicultural populations across environments and to provide prevention and intervention strategies for maintaining current and future mental health and wellness. Faculty and administrators are committed to preparing adult learners as scholar-practitioners, advocates, and leaders who promote positive social change worldwide on both the individual and systemic level. Students are mentored in a technologically advanced milieu by a global faculty community of doctoral level scholars with a breadth of personal and professional experiences and expertise. Graduates will be equipped with knowledge of contextually and culturally relevant applications and skills that enhance their abilities to ethically practice in a myriad of settings.