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Mission Statement

Faculty members in the CEPR Counseling Division at the University of Memphis are dedicated to furnishing each student admitted to the program an array of opportunities to become informed counselors and to develop a professional identity as a counselor. Students graduating with a Master of Science degree in Counseling in one of the four concentrations, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Counseling, and School Counseling, and the Counselor Education and Supervision Ph.D. program, will appreciate diverse cultures, be committed to the counseling profession, and manifest an array of clinical skills. These programs are accredited by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) and adhere to CACREP based outcomes to maintain the highest standards of professional training.

Graduates of the MS program are prepared to assume counseling positions in various employment settings to include but not limited to: school settings, community agencies, private practice, and/or not-for-profit organizations located in metropolitan, rural and global settings. Individuals admitted into the program will learn in an environment created to afford students opportunities to realize academic, professional, and personal success.

The Ph.D. program in Counselor Education and Supervision is designed to prepare advanced professional practitioners in counseling, counselor supervision, and counselor education.