About the Department


Studying Counseling at CMU
The Counselor Education faculty at Central Michigan University offer courses and programs designed to prepare students to work as counseling personnel in public and private schools, institutions of higher education, community-based social service agencies, and private practice. Many classes are offered nights and weekends to better accommodate the nontraditional student. Students who successfully complete a program for Counselor Education earn a Master of Arts degree in Counseling, focusing in either School Counseling or Professional Counseling. The coursework and training experiences at Central Michigan University are equivalent to the standards established by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and exceeds the Michigan requirements for school counselor licensure/endorsement and/or counselor licensure in professional counseling.

Contact us:
Counseling and Special Education Department
321 Education and Human Services Building
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI  48859

(989) 774-3205

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm​

Office Staff: 

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Susie Harper, Executive Secretary
Stephanie Terrian, Specialist Clerk​

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Hannah Griffin, Student Assistant
Shelby Miller, Student Assistant
Mike Taylor, Student Assistant

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George Armitage, Graduate Assistant

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