Turn your passion for people into a rewarding career.
Maybe you want to counsel kids or families, or help people struggling with addiction, or find solutions for societal issues. No matter what drives you, our Counseling Psychology Program in the Department of Counseling Psychology will give you the skills to become a thoughtful, self-reflective practitioner, researcher, or leader in your field.
Our faculty research explores many exciting and critically important areas such as 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 at your placements.
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.
Focus your studies in one of two areas of concentration.
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.
Learn more about the Counseling Psychology Program
Why Study at DU?
There are many reasons to study at the Morgridge College of Education. 100% of our admitted on-campus students receive financial aid. Our job placement rate for graduating students is outstanding. Our programs are exceptional and nationally recognized. Our faculty serve in a multitude of leadership positions within professional organizations and on editorial boards, and are nationally recognized scholars. Beyond these reasons, you will find that there is no better place to live than Denver.
Take the light rail directly from DU to downtown where you can enjoy amazing restaurants, sporting events, and nightlife, or take a short drive west for spectacular mountain scenery and recreation. There are plenty of options to make your time at DU even more fulfilling.