For more than 72 years, we have trained counselors to use their knowledge and degrees to serve children and families around North Carolina and the nation.
Why NC State
We offer multiple degrees and a graduate certificate program to help you achieve your career goals and meet the needs of others.
- Flexible | You can take courses online or in-person to earn a graduate certificate or advanced degree.
- Relevant | Your courses prepare you for the opportunities and challenges you face by providing hands-on experience both on and away from campus.
- Timely | You can earn a certificate in one or a degree in two to three years.
- Affordable | You can complete a program for less than $15,000 if you’re a North Carolina resident
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Using the School-College-Community Collaboration Model, we prepare students to work with professionals in different fields to promote wellness and benefits of the clients.
College Counseling and Student Development
Learn how to counsel and advise college students through a unique partnership between our faculty and professionals in NC State University’s counseling center, advising office, career services and diversity office.
Using the School-College-Community Collaboration Model, we equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to work as school counselors to promote the academic, career and social development of all K-12 students.
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Apr 23, 2020
Counseling and Counselor Education Doctoral Student Wesley Wade ‘23PHD Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff
Wesley Wade ‘23PHD has received the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff for his ability to go above and beyond to support students in his role at the Career...
Apr 17, 2020
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Students Share Common Mental Health Struggles of COVID-19, Tips for Coping
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been taking a toll on mental health. Clinical mental health counseling students Brent Michel ‘21MED and Jenny Deschler ‘20MED are sharing some of the...
Apr 14, 2020
Counselors and Educators Should Check-in With Students, Prioritize Mental Health and Well-being During Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Closures
K-12 students may be feeling increased stress and isolation as they remain home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Adria Shipp Dunbar, Ph.D., says that it’s important that counselors and educators...
When you join the NC State College of Education, you receive the quality instruction you need at North Carolina’s leading college of education to become the counseling professional you want to be.
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