Our mission is to ensure that our graduates can ethically apply their knowledge and skills while compassionately serving the diverse populations they will encounter throughout their careers, including but not limited to teaching, providing mental health services, or engaging in research. The faculty are committed to instilling in our students an approach to their work that demonstrates empathy, care, and a spirit of inclusiveness while training culturally competent professionals who possess substantive knowledge and skills to practice effectively and ethically. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of training and education as achieved through the integration of theory, research, cross-cultural studies, social justice and advocacy as well as a strong emphasis on clinical practice.



Undergraduate Programs - Bachelor of Arts

Graduate Programs - Master of Arts

Specialist Degree Program - Educational Specialist

Doctoral Programs - Doctor of Education

Non-Degree Certificates


Dr. Danel Koonce

Danel Koonce, Ph.D.
Chair, Division of Psychology and Counseling
Associate Professor

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Naomi Fenton
Academic Advisor
Office Location: G304

Jenna Steffy

Jenna Steffy
Graduate Psychology and Counseling Clinical Coordinator
Office Location: G312


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