Do you have the gift of listening and a passion for helping others? As a counselor or therapist, you have the power to help people find comfort, empowerment and life change by objectively listening to their concerns and determining their needs. Let TROY help take your education and career to the next level by pursuing your master’s degree in counseling.
The mission of TROY’s Department of Counseling and Psychology is to educate and train counseling and psychology professionals by utilizing the highest external standards set by state and national licensing/certifying boards. Highly qualified and knowledgeable faculty members design and deliver counseling and psychology programs through a wide range of instructional techniques.
Students who complete TROY’s school counseling education specialist master’s program are qualified to work in specialized school counseling positions and administrative roles, serve as directors of guidance and teach at community colleges. Troy University’s education specialist school counseling program is accredited by both the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling & Related Education Programs (CACREP) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Programs (CAEP).
This program is offered in a blended format that combines both online and face-to-face courses on the Troy, Montgomery, Phenix City and Dothan Campuses. For more information about program availability and delivery options, call 1-800-414-5756
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for school and career counselors is expected to increase by 8 percent from 2018 to 2028. Higher enrollments mean more counselors are needed to meet the developmental and academic needs of their students.
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