The Master of Arts degree in Counseling is a 60-hour planned program of study designed to meet the necessary competencies of professional counselors, and satisfies the curricular requirements for counselor licensure. There are currently four distinct Areas of Emphasis offered within the Counseling program. Curricular elements consist of core courses required of all counseling majors and emphasis courses specific to: mental health counseling, correctional counseling, school counseling, and marriage, couple and family counseling.Other offerings of the counseling program area include an Education Specialist degree with an area of emphasis in counseling and graduate certificates in Domestic Violence Counseling and Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling. View catalog pages on the counseling programs. (Go to page 160 of the Graduate Catalog.)Program Director’s Office

Dr. Bob Rubenstein
Professor of Counseling
Program Director Graduate Counseling Program
Graduate School of Education and Professional Development
Marshall University Graduate College
100 Angus E. Peyton Dr., Room 216
South Charleston, WV 25303
304-746-1953 or 1-800-642-9842, ext. 61953
brubenstein@marshall.edu