SRU offers a variety of exciting graduate programs in Counseling and Development. See the descriptions below for more information or visit the Counseling and Development website.
The Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling is a 60 credit hour program that is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The program leads to Pennsylvania licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC). Graduates are qualified for employment in a variety of settings including hospitals, residential treatment facilities, and community mental health agencies. Students choose from four areas of emphasis that include Youth Counseling, Adult Counseling, Addiction Counseling, and Counseling Older Adults. For admission and course information, please view the FACT SHEET
The Master of Education Degree in School Counseling is a 54 credit hour program that is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The program leads to Pennsylvania licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC). Upon degree completion, graduates are eligible for guidance certification in elementary, secondary or both. Field work in a school setting is required. For admission and course information, please download the FACT SHEET
The Master of Arts degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education is a 48 credit hour program that is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational programs (CACREP). It is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in the student affairs division of a college or university. Graduates are prepared for employment in a variety of student affairs functional areas including: housing and residence life, career services, student activities, admissions, multicultural student services, leadership programs, academic advising, orientation, judicial affairs, international student services, financial aid, and Greek life. A new program emphasis in Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling is now being offered. For admission and course information, please download the FACT SHEET
CDEV offers Post-Master'ss Endorsements in Community Counseling, Student Affairs, and School Counseling for individuals who have already graduated with a master's degree in a related field and who wish to add one or more of our specializations without completing another degree. An individualized course of study will be developed that is designed to assist the student in becoming eligible for certification as a school counselor or as a Licensed Professional Counselor. For more information on the CDEV Post Master's Endorsement Programs, call the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. William Evans, at 724.738.2272 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
104 Carruth Rizza Hall
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Counseling and Development Website
Dr. William J. Evans, Associate Professor