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Our graduate programs are among the best in the country thanks to our unique combination of academic, clinical and practical experiences, and the expertise of our faculty. We have a rich history of serving, for more than 50 years, as a primary state, regional, and national training site for students who pursue careers in counseling and student affairs. Our graduates go on to work in diverse settings, such as K-12 schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, clinics, community agencies, and state/federal government agencies.

The Department of Counseling and Human Development Services has active and dynamic research teams that investigate issues including social justice, underserved populations, and access and inclusion.

Our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their research and professional leadership. We are committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary research.

Contact Details

  • Address:
    402 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Department head: Brian A. Glaser
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Latest News

Assistantship helps research on African-American male success

September 21, 2017
A graduate assistantship awarded to a College of Education doctoral student will help investigate how institutions recruit, retain and support African-American men.

Doctoral student recognized for research on Latina psychologists

July 12, 2017
Brooke Rappaport, who is studying for her Ph.D. in counseling psychology, received the Student Scholar Latina Award for Section III, Division 35, of the American Psychological Association.

Give academic papers a voice with new how-to book

July 10, 2017
'Successful Academic Writing,' co-authored by College of Education professor, offers tips for researchers.

Newsletter for Counseling and Student Personnel Services

An annual newsletter highlighting programming and events from the Counseling and Student Personnel Services PhD program.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
4

Ed.S. in School Counseling Information Session

This is an information session for those who are interested in the Ed.S. degree in school counseling on the Gwinnett Campus.

Oct
4

Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personnel Services (P-16) Information Session

This is an information session for those who are interested in the Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personnel Services (P-16) on the Gwinnett Campus.

Oct
16

Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

The sixth annual Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers on important and timely topics.

Oct
20

Innovation in Teaching Conference

The Innovation in Teaching Conference highlights innovative teaching practices among educators.

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