The counseling program at The University of Texas at El Paso offers professional training at the master's level designed to prepare future counselors to practice in a school or community setting, to include private practice.
The School Counseling program offers a M.Ed. that prepares students to become elementary or secondary school counselors. Students become familiar with school counseling services and develop the competencies required of counseling specialists in the schools.
Mental Health Counseling
The Mental Health Counseling program offers a M.S. that prepares students for counseling positions in various settings such as mental health centers, family counseling centers, social service agencies, psychiatric hospitals, and private practice.
NOTE: A thesis option is available by taking EDPC 5398 and EDPC 5399 as elective courses.