Whether your goal is to counsel in a school setting, work in community mental health or private practice, or train and supervise future counselors, IUP’s Counselor Education programs blend academic coursework, personal development, and the practical application
of counseling skills to build the foundation necessary for a successful, rewarding career. Our flexible program design allows master’s students in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling to attend school full- or part-time, while Counselor Education
and Supervision doctoral students move through their training with a cohort of their peers. All three of our programs are offered in full at both the Indiana campus and at IUP Pittsburgh East in the Pittsburgh/Monroeville area.
Counselor Education and Supervision, PhD
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MA
School Counseling, MEd
School Counseling, Certification Only
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Licensure Only
(both master’s and doctoral programs) See information about new virtual office hours for master’s degree programs.
May 4, 20214:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.Master’s degree session via Zoom
May 4, 20216:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.Doctoral degree session via Zoom
May 15, 202110:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.Doctoral degree session via Zoom
May 21, 202111:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.Master’s degree session via Zoom
June 1, 20216:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.Doctoral degree session via Zoom
June 7, 20212:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.Master’s degree session via Zoom
June 19, 202110:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.Doctoral degree session via Zoom
July 6, 20216:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.Doctoral degree session via Zoom
July 17, 202110:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.Doctoral degree session via Zoom
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The Department of Counseling offers a PhD program, an MA program, and an MEd program, as well as two licensure/certification-only tracks at both the Indiana and Pittsburgh East campuses. Master’s-level coursework can be completed on a full- or part-time basis, while doctoral coursework is completed utilizing a cohort model.
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational
Programs initially granted accreditation to IUP’s School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs in July 2008. They are currently accredited through October 31, 2024.
PhD Counselor Education and Supervision 2020 Annual Report Summer
Master’s Programs Annual Report 2020
Forms and information are also available for the
Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) license.
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