Counseling Programs

The UNT Counseling Program promotes human development through education, research, and service that advance the profession of, and scholarship in, counseling.

Through education, the Program prepares highly competent counseling professionals – including counseling associates, entry and advanced level counselors, counselor educators, counselor supervisors, counseling researchers, and counseling administrators – for work in schools, communities, colleges, business, and industry. Through research, the Program creates, applies, and disseminates innovative knowledge, especially in the area of counseling for holistic wellness with at-risk and diverse populations. Through service, the Program provides humanitarian assistance to academic, professional, and public communities, including volunteer counseling services to the public.

Undergraduate Counseling Minor

The counseling minor program is available to undergraduate students who are working toward a bachelor’s degree. Students must check with their academic advisors to have their minor program approved. The interpersonal skills gained in this program may be applied to a variety of employment settings that span human services professions. A minor in the program also provides students with a background that serves as a strong foundation when applying to master’s degree programs in counseling and related fields.

>> Learn more about the undergraduate Minor in Counseling

Undergraduate Admissions are handled through University of North Texas Admissions

Master's Programs in Counseling

The Counseling Program in the College of Education offers several tracks to Master of Education and Master of Science degrees. All program areas are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

School Counseling

The Counseling Program offers Master of Education and Master of Science degrees in School Counseling. These program areas prepare graduates to counsel in school settings.

>> Learn more about the Master of Education with a concentration in School Counseling

>> Learn more about the Master of Science with a concentration in School Counseling

See Counseling Graduate Admissions for application procedures

 

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Counseling Program offers a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. This 60-hour track prepares graduates to counsel in clinical mental health settings such as mental health centers, private counseling agencies, drug abuse treatment centers, centers for counseling older adults, child protective services, child counseling clinics, family counseling centers, pastoral counseling settings, private practice, and business and industry.

>> Learn more about the Master of Science with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

See Counseling Graduate Admissions for application procedures

Doctoral Program in Counseling

The Counseling Program offers a doctoral degree in Counseling. The PhD program in counseling is designed to stimulate student inquiry and to develop advanced knowledge and counseling skills. Graduates are prepared to function as counselor educators, counselor supervisors, advanced counseling practitioners, directors of guidance and counseling programs in schools, researchers, and administrators. Our PhD program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

>> Learn more about the PhD in Counseling in the UNT Catalog

See Counseling Graduate Admissions for application procedures