"Professional counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals.”
-American Counseling Association
Thank you for your interest in The University of Northern Iowa’s counseling graduate program. Students in the counseling program can emphasize their study in either Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling. Our programs offer innovative and cutting edge opportunities to our students, and have been nationally CACREP accredited since 1990.
The UNI Counseling Program is grounded in a wellness philosophy and is devoted to providing a culturally and developmentally responsive education in which students are encouraged and challenged to be exemplary counselors, innovate practitioners, and active agents of social justice in a diverse world through practical experiences and rigorous academic expectations.
The UNI Counseling program strives to generate innovative, knowledgeable, and skillful counselors who will effectively address the challenges of the 21st century.
UNI's counseling program only admits applicants for Fall Semester for both Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.
Applications for Fall 2017 are due February 1, 2017.
If you are looking for a creative, innovative and challenging opportunity to grow personally and professionally into the counselor profession, please contact me for more information.
Dr. Roberto Swazo
Counseling Programs Coordinator