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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Minors

group of males and females in blue and white shirts offering a supporting group hug to each other Minor in Addiction Studies

The minor in Addiction Studies prepares addiction professionals for employment in substance use disorder treatment, and related settings, to help combat the addiction crisis in West Virginia and across the nation. 


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Minor in Human Services

People employed in human services agencies are there to help improve the lives of the people they serve. A minor in human services meets the increasing need of public and private sector employers for paraprofessionals.


Master of Arts in Counseling

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The Counseling Program prepares counseling practitioners in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling. Courses are designed to train graduates to be counselors in agencies, schools, correctional facilities, treatment centers, and private practice. We offer a wide variety of courses to prepare graduates to feel proficient in both individual and group counseling.

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Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation
and Mental Health Counseling

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The Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program offers opportunities for development of knowledge, skills and professional dispositions associated with two fields of study, clinical rehabilitation counseling and mental health counseling. The courses address the core standards expected for preparation of any counselor, along with the standards required for the two specialization areas.

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology

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Through the integration of theory, research, and practice, and with a sensitivity to multicultural issues, the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program encompasses a broad range of practices that help people improve their well-being, alleviate distress and maladjustment, resolve crises, and increase their ability to live more highly functioning lives. Counseling psychology is unique in its attention to both normal developmental issues and to problems associated with physical, emotional, and mental disorders.

Learn more about the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology Program.