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Department of Counseling

Graduate students in a Counseling classroom

Graduate Programs

Whether your goal is to counsel at the school level or work in mental health or social services, 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 its Penn Center East campus in the Pittsburgh area.

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.

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


The Department of Counseling Program Outcomes

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


Information Sessions For Prospective Students: Please check back soon for upcoming sessions

May 28, 2015
5:30 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4, Floor 9

To register, visit our registration page or call 724-357-2306.

Spring 2015 NewsletterDocument icon
This is the Spring/Summer department 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
  • Counseling Department
  • 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.