This program prepares professional counselors to provide counseling, consultation, and preventive services to individuals, families, groups, and communities in mental health, student affairs, and PreK-12 settings.
Bridgewater State University's Counselor Education program prepare professionals to counsel individuals, families, groups and communities with developmental, educational, career and mental health needs. Using a constructivist framework, faculty build on students' prior knowledge, background and experience. Read more about Our Mission.
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the following programs in the Department of Counselor Education at Bridgewater State University: Mental Health Counseling (M.Ed.)., Student Affairs (M.Ed.), and School Counseling (M.Ed.). The Department of Counselor Education at Bridgewater State University has made history by being the first counseling program in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to achieve this national CACREP accreditation.
Master's Degree Programs: Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Counseling - Dual License, School Counseling, Student Affairs Counseling
Post-Graduate Programs: CAGS in Mental Health Counseling, Post-Master's in School Counseling
Last Modified: October 22, 2010
Upcoming Admissions Days are scheduled for Friday, November 15, 2013 and Friday, March 21, 2014.
Informational sessions for prospective students are held during the fall and spring semesters. Please check the schedule for dates.
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"The counseling program was excellent career preparation for me. The courses have been applicable every day in my field..."