Chairperson: Dr. Dana Heller Levitt
For general inquiries, please note the addresses for our programs:
The Department of Counseling grants a Master of Arts degree, and a Doctoral degree, as well as
four certificate programs.
In the MA in Counseling program, students are prepared to work with diverse populations of all ages in the following areas: addictions counseling, community mental health counseling, school counseling and student affairs/higher education. Program concentrations in Addictions Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling are CACREP-accredited.
The department also offers a MA in Student Affairs Counseling in Higher Education. In addition, the department offers two post-master’s programs for professional development, one leading to gaining the requirements for New Jersey Licensed Professional Counselor (LAC/LPC), and the other leading directly toward New Jersey State School Counselor certification.
The department also houses a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certificate program and a Student Assistance Coordinator (STAC) certification program. The Ph.D. program in Counseling is CACREP-accredited and nationally recognized for its faculty and graduates. Students are prepared to work in the field of counseling as professors, advanced clinicians, deans, or high-level student affairs professionals, and consultants (with a social justice and advocacy emphasis).
- University Hall Room 2128
Hours of Operation
Between September and May, all academic departments in the College for Community Health will be open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
During the summer months, from June through August, the University is closed on Fridays. College departments and offices are open Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.