Graduate Studies in Counseling

Graduate Counseling & Psychology

1250 Parker Street
PO Box 3450
Cleveland, TN 37320-3450
(423) 614-8124 or
(800) LEE-9930

Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM EST

  • 60 semester hours
  • Preparation for a career in school counseling at an elementary, middle, or high school setting
  • Training based on the American School Counseling Association Model
  • 36 semester hours
  • Preparation for work in child development and advocacy organizations both domestically and internationally
  • Coursework emphasizes legal and ethical issues in working for non-profits and NGOs, utilizing community resources and research-supported interventions
  • 36 semester hours
  • Preparation for those wanting to work in administrative roles in family service agencies or in family ministries at a church
  • Also provides a thesis option for those student considering doctoral work in family studies
  • 60 semester hours
  • Preparation of professionals as broadly trained mental health professionals with a specialty in working with relationships
  • Graduates of the program are trained to work in a wide variety of settings including mental health centers, substance abuse centers, church counseling centers, and private practice
  • Leads to licensure as a marriage and family therapist
  • Marriage and Family Therapy Program

Mission to prepare leaders in the marriage and family therapy profession

  • 60 semester hours over 3 years
  • Applicants must be eligible for temporary licensure as a MFT or LPC
  • Coursework limited to Fridays allowing for flexibility in work hours
  • Focus on serving the underserved through Christian organizations

Doctor of Philosophy, Marriage and Family Therapy (MAFTS.PHD)


Apply for Graduate Studies in Counseling. Additional application material is available by contacting the Office of Graduate Enrollment.

Like golden apples in silver settings, so is a word spoken at the right time.

- Proverbs 25:11

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