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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Aug 10, 2020
Assistant Professor Brean’A Monet Parker On Supporting LGTBQ Students of Color Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
ssistant Professor of Counseling and Counselor Education Brean’A Monet Parker, Ph.D., discusses ways to support minoritized students, what further research she would like to see in the field and why...
Aug 5, 2020
Back to School: Helping Children Cope with Change
Across the state and country, students and their parents are preparing for the return of the school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts at NC State offered tips to help...
Jul 9, 2020
Professor Sylvia Nassar Provides Recommendations for Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling as Guest Co-editor of Journal of Counseling and Development
Professor Sylvia Nassar’s experiences with discrimination as a child of immigrant parents was a contributing factor to her ultimate career as a counselor with a focus on multiculturalism and social...
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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