of Counselor Education offers a Master of Arts in Counseling degree in:
Clinical Mental Health
Information Sessions for Prospective
Held on Fridays, 6:30-8:00 pm on the
Dates in 2014: January 24, April 5, June
Northeastern Illinois University
Lech Walesa Hall, room LWH 1001
3601 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
We encourage you to attend one of the Sessions to learn about
the M.A. in Counseling programs, including application procedures,
program accreditation, licensing, and credentialing.
Free street parking is available on Bryn Mawr, Central Park, and St.
Louis Avenues. Presentations begin promptly at 6:30 pm.
Applying to the Program
***FALL 2014 APPLICATION DEADLINE***
March 15, 2014
***SPRING 2015 APPLICATION DEADLINE***
August 15, 2014
section as the first step to apply to the Counselor Education
of the forms to apply to the program are located on the
section of this website.
mission of the Department of Counselor Education at Northeastern
Illinois University is to provide a quality graduate education
curriculum in Clinical Mental Health, Family, School and Rehabilitation Counseling to
passionate, responsible, effective, self-reflective, and diverse
students. The program will equip these students to provide exceptional
services to enrich the lives and maximize the functioning of
individuals, families, and their communities by providing exemplary
professional counseling services in a changing multicultural world.
Program faculty will endeavor to include the most current evidence-based
and/or outcome-based research in their course work.
Syllabi will include current CACREP and CORE standards, as well as
information from other sources to maintain an open, engaging curriculum
that equips students to work in a variety of work settings.
Department will conduct program evaluation including recommendations and
feedback from advisory board meetings, program faculty, and current and
former students. The information obtained will be reviewed annually and
incorporated into the program as appropriate.
The Department of Counselor Education will recruit qualified applicants and
will train counselors-in-training to be self reflective, effective, and
competent providers of services.