Counselor Education

Counselor Education

School Counseling 

The School Counseling option prepares students for work as elementary and/or secondary school counselors in public and private schools.

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Counselor Education

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling option prepares students for work as agency and private practice counselors.

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Counselor Education

PACERS

PACERS is an intensive mentoring program designed to support at-risk students' personal, social, and academic success.

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WIU QC

Counselor Education

Welcome to the Department of Counselor Education - Western Illinois Quad Cities Campus - Counselors training Counselors

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Department of Counselor Education

Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Counselor Education! cned@wiu.edu

 

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OUR Programs

  • M.S.Ed. in Counseling - School Counseling Program
  • M.S.Ed. in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

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"Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals."

-20/20: A Vision for the Future of Counseling

Why Counselor Education?  What Our Graduates have to Say.

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Marcy A.

“The Department of Counselor Education at Western Illinois University has provided me with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill my dreams of becoming a counselor in order to help others. Dreams do come true!”

 

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Leslie S.

“The Department of Counselor Education gave me the education and personal development that helped me to grow into a competent and confident counselor. I was able to follow my passion and learn the skills that allow me to successfully help the students I work with today.”