Students in the counseling concentration engage in courses that focus on how people function, personally and interpersonally. They will also learn how to address mental health issues as well as issues in domains such as emotional, social, school, and work through the science of psychology. These courses prepare the student for entry level positions or going on to earn a graduate degree.
A degree in Counseling can launch students into entry level career paths such as:
- Premarital counseling
- Evaluating a child for behavioral disorders, like ADHD
- Treating anxiety or depression with individual therapy
Students who continue their education after completing their undergraduate degree may:
- Counseling and clinical psychologists working in a variety of settings, such as hospitals and clinics, schools, prisons, and counseling centers. Some do research or teach in university settings.
- Mental Health Specialist
- Marriage and Family Therapist
- Mental Health Counseling
- Level 2 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling