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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, 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.


Information Sessions For Prospective Students

April 15, 2015
7:15 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

April 16, 2015
5:30 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4, Floor 9

May 5, 2015
5:30 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4, Floor 9

May 7, 2015
6:00 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

May 20, 2015
6:00 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

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.

Winter 2015 NewsletterDocument icon
Faculty news, upcoming CCTS workshop, alumni updates, graduate assistant bios, graduations, doctoral student bios
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.