*Not a baccalaureate degree program
Counseling is an essential component across disciplines in psychology, education, social work, and related health professions. The Graduate School of Education focuses on preparing its students for professional roles. The minor offers a unique focus on helping relationships that are important for various fields. The foundational body of knowledge and development of introductory skills in the field of counseling are applicable to undergraduates considering careers in counseling fields, and more broadly. Employers across many fields are finding value in the kinds of interpersonal skills, such as listening and attending, that are foundational to the counseling professions. In addition, this minor allows students to study in depth different counseling and psychology fields such as school counseling, mental health counseling, counseling psychology, school psychology, and rehabilitation counseling.