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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.

Center for Counselor Training and Services conference: Early registration deadline approaching

The early registration deadline—Friday, February 14—for the Spring CCTS conference on adolescent mental health is quickly approaching!  

Counseling alumni will be highlighted presenters on “Adolescent Mental Health: Building Resilience for Early Adulthood.”  The one-day event will feature two morning keynote addresses followed by afternoon breakout sessions and will be held on Friday, March 7, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in Indiana.  

The complete brochure and registration information can be found online. More information can be obtained by calling the Center for Counselor Training and Services at 724-357-3807. 

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

April 1, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

April 3, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4

April 21, 2014
5:30 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

April 22, 2014
5:30 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4

May 13, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Indiana Campus, Stouffer Hall, Room 109

May 15, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Penn Center Campus, Building 4

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

Spring and Summer 2013 Counseling Newsletter Document icon
The Spring/Summer 2013 edition of the semi-annual newsletter for the IUP Department of Counseling alumni and students.
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
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.