Welcome to the web page of the Department of Counseling and Special Populations. If you are visiting our page as a prospective student, you should know that our department faculty members and alumni are involved in shaping the face of counseling, special education, and gifted education. Currently, our faculty members are conducting research and service activities at the international, national, state, and local levels. I hope you will consider becoming a part of programs and helping to continue a tradition of excellence. We have several career or professional programs available at the graduate and undergraduate levels:
Our mission is to prepare students to become highly skilled, culturally competent, ethical professionals who enhance human development in a dynamic, global community. One way that we are working within our mission is by providing high quality, accessible, convenient, and relevant educational opportunities through our Academic Partnership programs. Whether you decide to become an on-campus or an online student, our role is to prepare you to be a leader in your designated area.
For those who are graduates of one of our programs, welcome back! We value our alumni and would love to highlight some of the wonderful things you are doing. Please email us or send us a message via the Alumni page!
Carl J. Sheperis PhD, NCC, LPC ACSChair and Associate Professor