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Programs of Study

MEd School Counseling
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 PK-12 certification (including elementary and secondary school settings).

School Counseling Certification Only
Requirements for “Certification Only.” Those students already possessing a master’s degree and desiring School Counseling certification (elementary or secondary) may apply to the counseling program for Certification Only status.

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Earn your graduate degree while working toward state licensure and national certification through the IUP MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

License Only Option
Requirements for “License Only.” The License Only option is designed for individuals who need additional credits to meet licensure standards.


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If you have questions concerning the Counseling Department programs and/or admission to these programs, please e-mail Dr. Claire Dandeneau (

  • 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.