Clinical Mental Health Counseling

One of the first programs of its kind, this course of study prepares students to work in social services agencies, employment centers and substance abuse programs. It takes an integrated approach to counseling research and practice.

The course of study includes classroom, laboratory and field-site education and training. The program includes a two-semester internship. Interns deliver counseling services, under supervision, both in the program’s Community Counseling Services Center and at health and human services agencies in the community.

Brain Injury: Educational and Transition Services

This is a 15-credit program, which many graduates use to increase their professional opportunities and develop a specialty in managing the educational needs of individuals who have suffered brain injury.

Two delivery modes are available to students who qualify for the program, and a limited number of partial scholarships are offered depending upon current funding from external sources.

We also offer a master's program in Transition Special Education with an emphasis in acquired brain injury.

Career and Workforce Development

Building on the expert leadership of our nationally recognized faculty, we offer a practical certificate program in Career and Workforce Development that prepares career practitioners to assist students, workers, employers and retirees navigate the challenges that are inherent in a global workplace.

Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

The GSEHD program in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners is one of only eight programs in the country that prepares educators to meet the cultural, language, social and learning needs of a growing number of culturally and linguistically diverse, and/or exceptional students.  The program emphasizes culturally responsive instruction, assessment and service practices in order to prepare professionals to distinguish—and differentiate appropriately—between students with a disability and students who are in the process of second language acquisition.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

The certificate program is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s or master’s degree that are interested in focusing on a multi-intervention approach to instructing students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.