Counseling and Human Service FAQs

How do I identify a quality counselor training program?
What do I need to be admitted?
How long will it take to complete a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health or School Counseling?
When will I begin my graduate program?
Can I work full time and still go to school?
When are classes offered?
How many days a week must I commit to be enrolled in a graduate program?
What is the student-to-faculty ratio?
Will I feel competent as a professional counselor when I complete a degree program?
May I take classes in your department without being enrolled in a degree program?
Will I be licensed when I graduate?
What if I have been out of college for a very long time?
What if my undergraduate degree is not in psychology or social work?
How do I decide which program is best for me?
Can I meet with a faculty member before being interviewed as part of the admissions process?
Are graduate classes offered online?