Dr. Matthew Nice

  • Matthew NiceAssistant Professor 

    Stouffer Hall, Room 218

    Matthew L. Nice, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS is an assistant professor with the Department of Counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and chapter faculty advisor for IUP’s Chi Sigma Iota Chapter, Iota Upsilon Pi. He is a licensed professional counselor, nationally certified counselor, an approved clinical supervisor, and a certified school counselor. Nice is an active member of ACA, ACES, AARC, ASGW, AADA, as well as NBCC, CSI, and the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood.


    • PhD Duquesne University, Counselor Education and Supervision
    • MS Marywood University, Counselor Education PreK-12
    • BA King’s College (Wilkes-Barre), Psychology and Sociology

    Research and Scholarship 

    Nice’s scholarship and primary research interests focus on emerging adulthood development in regard to cultural identity salience, individuation, and understanding the differences between non-college-going and college-going emerging adults. Nice’s research also focuses on assessment and measurement of scales on these constructs. Additionally, Nice has a focus on professional school counselors’ college readiness and college knowledge in preparing students for post-secondary transitions.