Counseling

The Counseling Program at Eastern Michigan University consists of three, professional counseling graduate programs. All three programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)
  • Master of Arts in College Counseling (CLCL)
  • Master of Arts in School Counseling (SCS2)

In addition, we offer four Advanced Graduate Certificate programs.

  • Post-Master's Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Post-Master's Certificate Program for School Counselor Licensure (SCL)
  • Graduate Certificate in Helping Interventions in a Multicultural Society (HIMS)
  • Postsecondary Planning Specialist Certificate Program for School Counselors (PPS)

While all of our programs are offered on-campus, we periodically offer parts of the program coursework off-campus.

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    • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC): To view admission criteria, visit the Counseling page in the EMU catalog.
    • Master of Arts in College Counseling (CLCL): To view admission criteria, visit the Counseling page in the EMU catalog.
    • Master of Arts in School Counseling (SCS2): To view admission criteria, visit the Counseling page in the EMU catalog.
    • Post-Master's Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: To view admission criteria, visit the Counseling page in the EMU catalog.
    • Post-Master's Certificate Program for School Counselor Licensure (SCL): To view admission criteria, visit the Counseling page in the EMU catalog.
    • Graduate Certificate in Helping Interventions in a Multicultural Society (HIMS): To view admission criteria, visit the Counseling page in the EMU catalog.
    • Graduate Certificate in Postsecondary Planning Specialist Certificate Program for School Counselors (PPS): To view admission criteria, visit the Counseling page in the EMU catalog.
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    You are required to work with your adviser throughout your educational program to identify potential internship sites and supervisors.

    Applications for internship are managed by Dr. Perry C. Francis and will be announced on the Counseling Program Student Listserv. Once you apply and are approved for internship, Dr. Francis will email you forms to complete with the help of your advisor.

    Questions? Contact Perry Francis.

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