East Tennessee State University

College of Education

Master of Arts in Counseling - Higher Education Counseling


807 University Pkwy

Johnson City, TN 37604

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The counseling program is designed for the advanced preparation of personnel to serve children, adults, and families in various school and community agency settings. The counseling program offers four (4)concentrations: community agency counseling, marriage and family therapy,school counseling, and higher education. Emphasis is placed upon assisting students to develop a broad range of counseling skills that are applicable in a variety of professional settings. Students are admitted into the counseling program once a year in the fall or summer semesters. To be considered for summer or fall enrollment, the early admission application deadline is February 15th (recommended) and the regular admission deadline is April1st.The higher education counseling concentration is designed to prepare counselors and administrative professionals for service to students in two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Graduates in this concentration may seek positions in the student affairs, college and university counseling centers, career placement centers, admissions and academic advisement,residential life, financial aid, disability services, and campus diversity and multicultural programs.


Accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs(CACREP).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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