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Department of Counseling

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

Prospective students,

We invite you to take a short survey to help the Counseling Department gauge your interest in online programs and courses as well as your desired matriculation pace. The survey should take less than five minutes, and we are sincerely grateful for your interest in our program. Your participation in this survey will help us ensure continued effectiveness of IUP Counseling Department programs.

Take the survey!

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.

Hawks Talk

Meet Counseling graduate student Jennifer Sestina in this video interview.


Information Sessions For Prospective Students

November 10, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

November 11, 2014
7:30 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4, Floor 9

December 3, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

December 4, 2014
7:30 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4, Floor 9

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

Spring and Summer 2014 Counseling Newsletter Document icon
A semi-annual newsletter for the IUP Department of Counseling alumni and students Spring/Summer 2014 Volume XX, No. 2 IUP Counseling Department Newsletter Inside this issue: Faculty News, Upcoming CCTS Workshop, Alumni Updates, Alumni Spotlight, Student Awards, Graduations, 2014 Career Day Workshop
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.
Earn your graduate degree while working toward state and national licensure through the IUP M.A. in Community Counseling program.
School Counseling, M.Ed.
Earn your Master’s Degree in School Counseling at IUP and gain the counseling ability and educational expertise to make a positive impact on young lives. Study individual and group counseling strategies and polish your skills in a field experience as you prepare for certification as an elementary or secondary school counselor.
Information about the admissions process, assistantships, scholarships, and National Counselor Examination results
Site Supervisor Information for Counseling Students' Practicum/Field Experience
This site provides information to professionals who are currently serving as or are interested in being a practicum/field experience site supervisor for IUP Department of Counseling students.
Center for Counselor Training and Services
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 CCTS 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
Course information and credits, including course numbers, names, and descriptions
  • 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.