Counseling Psychology

No matter what drives you, our Counseling Psychology Program will give you the skills to become a thoughtful, self-reflective practitioner, researcher or leader in your field. Our programs teach you how to think critically and strategically, so you will be able to meet the diverse needs of the people you will serve.

Our faculty research explores critically important areas like class and race, relationship counseling, women’s issues, and health and well-being. You will examine these issues and apply what you learn through hands-on experience.

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    Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

    Focus your studies in Research or Clinical Mental Health Counseling.


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    Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

    Pursue your licensure as a psychologist through our American Psychological Association-accredited program. The program will prepare you for positions in academics, research and practice.

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Career Paths

Pursuing a degree in Counseling Psychology will allow you to consider diverse, exciting and growing careers. Potential career paths include:

  • Independent Practice - As an independent practitioner, you can provide counseling and assessment services to individuals, families and more.
  • Community Health and Wellness - Whether you're interested in working in a hospital, mental health facility or even rehabilitation clinic, counseling psychologists are in-demand in virtually every health and wellness setting.
  • Higher Education  Pursue a career in higher education as a faculty member. Students in our program learn the skills necessary to conduct cutting-edge research and teach undergraduate and graduate classes.