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About the Department


Why Study Counseling and Special Education?
The study of Counseling and Special Education will help you to develop a knowledge and understanding of individual differences, life span issues and working with others. The programs offered emphasize working with clients and students as individuals within a group setting and serving them throughout the life span. All programs provide experiential applications for students throughout the program. If you are interested in a career in counseling or in working with persons who have exceptionalities or in improving your skills in these areas, you should discuss your plans with a member of the Counseling and Special Education faculty.

About Our Department
Our department is composed of two units: Counselor Education and Special Education.
The Counseling or Counselor Education unit provides only graduate programs, preparing students to become counselors when they earn a Master's Degree.
The Special Education unit serves both graduate and undergraduate students with a number of programs to prepare special education teachers.

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Department of Counseling and Special Education
321 EHS Building
Central Michigan University
​Mount Pleasant, Mich.  48859​


College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079