The School of Counseling houses three doctoral programs and four master's degree programs. Each of these programs is accredited by their respective accrediting bodies: American Psychological Association, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). This unique blending of programs has led to a mutual understanding and respect for the diversity within each of our mental health professions. The diversity of programs offered in the School of Counseling allows students to specialize in a particular professional that best fits their long-term professional career goals and their unique philosophy of mental health.
School of Counseling students have the opportunity to train at the renowned Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling, a College of Education center that serves the mental health needs of the Greater Akron area.
The faculty in the School of Counseling has as its mission the goal of training students who:
The School of Counseling boasts a diverse faculty who are known across the globe for their teaching and scholarship. These dedicated professionals combine time-tested teaching techniques, such as lectures and seminar presentations, with innovative approaches in real-world settings. We also employ part-time faculty with areas of expertise guaranteed to enrich our students' learning experience.
Dr. Karin Jordan
Assistant Department Chair
Dr. Cynthia Reynolds
Ms. Sandra White