Academic Programs

The Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology promotes education and human development across the life span by providing graduate training in direct provision of counseling and psychological services, research, and teaching.  It also provides undergraduate programs to prepare students to work in a counseling-related field.

The department offers the following degrees:

  • Undergraduate Minor in Counseling and Educational Psychology  – The CEP Minor is for students preparing to enter one of the helping professions such as psychology, education, social work, criminal justice, nursing, and family and consumer sciences. It provides a strong foundation for those students who want to enhance their human relations skills in order to be more successful in their work and relationships.
  • Bachelor of Science in Counseling & Community Psychology – Prepares students to work at the bachelor’s level with a focus on: case management, interpersonal skills, understanding human behavior, multicultural awareness, awareness of mental health issues and preparation for licensure as a substance abuse counselor. It would also prepare students for graduate school in order to become practitioners in the field of psychology, mental health counseling or a related field.