Message From The Chair

Welcome to the Department of Counseling & Educational Leadership website where school counselors and educational leaders are encouraged to reach their greatest potential.   As you commit to developing into exceptional educators, we are fully committed to providing you with a rigorous and engaging experience designed to produce alumni who are reflective, technologically competent and culturally responsive practitioners. The faculty and staff stand ready to assist you in any way necessary to reach your goals. Based on collaboration with our advisory councils and students, we have designed programs to meet your academic challenges while taking in consideration your busy professional lives. Our classes are offered in the evenings, on weekends, and online for your convenience. Please feel free to contact us using the information listed below.

Our department offers three degrees: a Masters in School Counseling, a Masters in Educational Leadership and Supervision, and an Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership and Supervision. All programs are nationally accredited by the National Council of Accreditation on Teacher Education (NCATE), regionally accredited by Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS), and state accredited by Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).   Candidates completing our programs are certificate ready upon graduation from the University. Additionally, graduates from this department are employed as school leaders and counselors in various places around the country.