MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING (GE50)
Huntington Campus: Harris Hall 355 (map)
South Charleston Campus: Graduate College 201-E
Dr. Lori Ellison
Graduate College 232
- AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling (H/SC) | School Counseling (H/SC).
- Violence, Loss, and Trauma (SC)
- 60 credit hours.
- NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:
- 2.5 years minimum.
- PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
- The program is built upon the training standards and codes of ethics recognized by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs), ACA (American Counseling Association), and ASCA (American School Counselors Association) and is consistent with the Marshall University School of Education conceptual framework theme of Preparing The Experienced Professional as Specialist. Within this context 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 are eligible to apply for WV licensure in counseling at the point they complete post-graduate supervision and pass a comprehensive licensure examination.
- PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
- The program is designed to meet the necessary competencies of professional counselors and to satisfy the curricular requirements for counselor licensure.
- JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:
- For more information, please click on the links below to the O*NET website supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.
- 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors Bright Outlook
- 21-1011.00 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Bright Outlook
- 21-1015.00 Rehabilitation Counselors
- 21-1012.00 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
- APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:
- Fall: August 1; Spring: December 1; Summer May 1
- GRE OR OTHER TEST REQUIRED:
- GRE or MAT
- PROGRAM LOCATION:
- Huntington and South Charleston