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Department of Counseling

Dr. Sibyl West

Dr. Robert Witchel

Graduate Programs

Whether your goal is to counsel at the school level or work in mental health, IUP’s counseling programs blend academic coursework, personal development, and practical applications of counseling strategies to build the foundation necessary for an excellent career. Our flexible programs are designed for full-time or part-time study. IUP offers two master’s degree programs in counseling at both its Indiana campus and the IUP Monroeville Center in the Pittsburgh area.

Counseling Admissions

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

MEd in School Counseling

School Counseling, Certification Only

License Only


The Department of Counseling offers two master’s degree programs on the Indiana campus and in the Pittsburgh area with the option of full-time or part-time study.

CACREP accredited logo The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) granted accreditation to IUP’s School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs from July 2008 through October 2016. Read more.

Department of Counseling annual report 2013–14

Department of Counseling annual report 2014–15

The Department of Counseling Program Outcomes

Click here if you are interested in the Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) license.

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Spring 2016 newsletter
This is the Spring 2016 departmental newsletter.
Site Supervisor Information for Counseling Students' Practicum/Field Experience
Information for professionals who are currently serving as or are interested in being a practicum/field experience site supervisor
Center for Creativity and Change
This center provides counseling professionals with access to nationally known experts, training, and services
Upcoming Workshops and Events
Links, summaries, and schedules for each of the workshops that the Center for Creativity and Change is currently offering.
Program Objectives
List and description of the counseling department’s objectives for providing a two-track graduate program dedicated to the preparation of school and community counselors
  • Department of Counseling
  • Stouffer Hall, Room 206B
    1175 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2306
  • Fax: 724-357-7821
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.