Overview

It is the mission of the Counseling Program to prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the challenges associated with entry into the field of counseling and into their role as professional counselors. Program graduates in the Clinical Mental Health Emphasis are eligible to apply for the LPC WV licensure (West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling) in counseling at the point they complete post-graduate supervision and pass a comprehensive licensure examination (the National Counselor Exam) and graduates in the School Counseling Emphasis are eligible to apply for both the LPC WV licensure (WVBEC) in counseling at the point they complete post-graduate supervision and pass a comprehensive licensure examination (the National Counselor Exam) and the  Pre-K-Adult School Counseling License/Certification (West Virginia Department of Education) upon graduation and by passing the PRAXIS II Professional School Counselor Examination.  In addition, the Counseling Program offers a Graduate Certificate Program in Violence, Loss and Trauma Counseling (VOLT).

 

Contact Information

Dr. Bob Rubenstein – Program Director
Phone: (304) 746-1953 or 1-800-642-9842 ext. 61953
email: brubenstein@marshall.edu

 

Kathy Zimmerman – Program Secretary
Phone: (304) 746-1925
email: kzimmerman@marshall.edu

 

Dr. Lori Ellison – Coordinator (VOLT Certificate)
Phone: (304) 746-2086 or 1-800-642-9842 ext. 62086
email:  ellisonl@marshall.edu

 

Program Information

Master of Arts in Counseling Brochure
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Brochure
Master of Arts in School Counseling Brochure
Violence Loss & Trauma Counseling (VOLT Certificate) Information

 

Program Descriptions

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Clinical Mental Health Counseling
School Counseling

Certificate

Violence, Loss, and Trauma Counseling (VOLT)