Professional Pedagogy and Research
School Administration and Counseling
School of Education
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
Graduate Programs in Counseling
Professional Counseling is an exciting career field that offers many rewarding opportunities for personal and professional development. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers two 60-credit hour graduate degree programs in professional counseling. Students can select to pursue graduate degrees in either:
Mission of the Counseling Programs
The mission of the Graduate Counseling Programs at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke is to train diverse professional counselors committed to improving the mental health and human development of individuals served in schools and communities. Through research, service, teaching, and supervision, the faculty members collaborate with students to prepare counselors who have strong counselor identities, effective clinical and leadership skills, and cultural competence. The counseling programs engage in continual program evaluation and revision to maintain alignment with the counseling profession’s national standards.
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Counseling Programs Objectives:
Upon completion of a Counseling Program at UNCP, students will show evidence of being reflective practitioners and critical thinkers who seek to respect diverse worldviews, demonstrate self-evaluation and self-reflection strategies, and engage in ongoing interpersonal skill development. Students will develop professional identities as counselors and engage as active members of their communities. Furthermore, each student will develop knowledge and demonstrate competency in the areas of:
Courses are delivered using a variety of instructional methods. Most of our courses are hybrid courses that include some on campus instructional time and online learning. Some courses are taught entirely face-to-face on campus and some courses are taught entirely online. All face-to-face courses are held in the evenings on the main campus of UNCP.
Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2011
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