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Mental Health Counseling


UGA M.Ed. Mental Health Counseling program interviews will be held VIRTUALLY for the 2023-2024 admission cycle. Interviews are scheduled for Friday, February 24, 2023.

Submission of valid GRE scores is still required for applications. However, all application criteria are considered and applied flexibly so that a strength in one area can mitigate a weakness in another area.

Two programs in the department support counselors to work in a variety of mental health settings. These programs are the include the M.Ed. in Professional Counseling/Mental Health Counseling and the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. Depending on the degree program and internship setting, graduates are prepared to serve as counselors in settings such as the following:

  • Community mental health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Juvenile justice facilities
  • Outdoor therapeutic programs
  • Drug and alcohol treatment facilities
  • College and university counseling centers
  • Private practice

Degree Programs

Master of Education (MEd)

Student Organizations

Mental Health Counseling Student Association (MHCSA)

This organization is for students in the Mental Health Counseling program. The primary focus of MHCSA is for the first- and second-year cohort students to connect and build relationships through mentorship and professional development.

Faculty and Staff

Linda Campbell Professor
Collette Chapman-Hilliard Associate Professor
Lenoir Gillam Clinical Associate Professor
Brian A. Glaser Professor
Alan E. Stewart Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Nikki Wyatt Weeks Student Affairs Professional III

Contact Info

402 Aderhold Hall 110 Carlton Street Athens, Georgia 30602
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