Counseling, MA


Counseling, MA

Why the Master of Arts in Counseling?

Choose between a general Master of Arts in Counseling or an MA in Counseling with a specialization in one of three different areas. Students may complete more than one specialization by taking additional courses and fulfilling the appropriate field experience requirements.

*For former HNU Students: Contact our admissions team at to learn more about transfer assistance*


2024 Fall Term Deadline - June 1st*

Due to increased interest in our program, we have extended our deadline for Fall 2024 applicants.

*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis


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Program Duration
  • Options for 2, 2.5, 3, or 3.5 year tracks. This is a program designed to help you grow and succeed.
Learning Environment
  • Fall and Spring semester courses meet in person Monday - Thursday in the late afternoon / evenings & alternate Saturdays
Easy Enrollment
  • Apply by June 1st to enroll for Fall Term 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline are evaluated on a space-available basis.

Program Details

Learn about admissions, costs, the EdD in Educational Leadership for Equity and Social Change curriculum, and more.

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School and Department Information

We believe that education can transform lives and make a positive impact on our future and in our communities — particularly those that are underserved. Our curriculum prepares leaders who understand the causes of inequities within society and how these affect our communities, including students, parents and teachers.