Counseling & Student ServicesPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn to work with children and adults who need help with personal, social, educational, and career-technical issues. This includes counseling and referral assistance for college students and personnel services. During the early stages of your studies you will learn about different guidance and counseling theories and methods and how to apply them in various situations. You will also study the organization of guidance activities within all levels of public and private education from elementary school through adult-oriented settings.
- A master's degree is required to enter most occupations related to this field, such as guidance counselor, college administrator, career counselor, and teacher.
- An advanced degree qualifies for positions such as school guidance counselor or college placement counselor.
- A doctoral degree is required to teach in higher education.
- Career Technician
- Counselor (Career)
- Counselor (Mental Health)
- Counselor (Rehabilitation)
- Counselor (School/College)
- Counselor (Substance Abuse)
- Residential Counselor
- Student Services Specialist