Counselor Education

Counselors are facilitators, collaborators, and advocates for people who are experiencing developmental transitions and difficult life situations. We prepare counselors in the areas of clinical mental health, clinical and vocational rehabilitation, and school counseling. Learn more about Counselor Education.

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Nationally accredited through CACREP

As part of this exclusive credential, we continually assess student learning, ensuring that our graduates are prepared for successful careers.

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Our Master of Science in Counseling Program

Earn your MS through part-time or full-time study. We offer concentrations in Clinical Mental Health, Clinical or Vocational Rehabilitation, and School Counseling.
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Online Course and Program Options

We offer flexible scheduling, with a mixture of online and in-person courses. Our Rehabilitation program is 90% online and the MHRT/C Certificate is fully online.
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Additional Areas of Study

Select from optional focus areas in Family Systems or Substance Abuse. Our Rehabilitation concentration offers tracks in Clinical and Vocational Rehab.

Expand Your Career Options with a Graduate Certificate

Earn your MHRT/C Graduate Certificate online, focus on culturally responsive practices, or broaden your area of expertise through our Certificate of Advanced Study.

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Learn More About Our Programs

Questions about Counselor Education? We'd love to meet you and tell you more! Our Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about USM.

Application Deadlines

Our master’s program admits for the fall semester. Graduate certificate programs offer rolling admissions and the CAS program admits 3 times each year.

Resources for Fieldwork Site Supervisors

For our practicum and internship site supervisors, we’ve provided training documents, handbooks, and required forms.

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