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Department of Psychology and Counseling

Undergraduate Program

The department offers a bachelor of arts degree in General Psychology with a core of 25 credit hours and 17 credit hours are selected by the student from a list of upper level electives.

Related Websites

American Psychological Association (APA) Website
Association for Psychological Science (APS) Website

Oklahoma Psychological Association (OPA) Website

For More Information

For admission to NSU, contact nsuinfo@nsuok.edu
Department Secretary: Ms. Sue Opp
Program Chair in B.A. in Psychology: Dr. Sharon Roberts
Department Chair: Dr. Kenny Paris

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health, Addiction Counseling, and School Counseling

The program offers a 60-hour Master of Science in Counseling with 3 tracks (Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, and School Counseling). Students complete 42 hours of core classes and 18 hours of specialization courses. NSU’s Master of Science in Counseling program prepares students for a counseling career or for further advanced study. The program familiarizes students with the use of scientific thought and principles as applied to the practice of professional counseling. This rigorous and unique program includes a 600 clock hour supervised internship experience. This program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for becoming either a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), or a Certified School Counselor  (K-12) in Oklahoma as well as most other states. 

Graduate Program Accreditation

NSU’s Master of Science in Counseling is currently seeking accreditation by the Council of Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit master's programs in Counselor Education and doctoral programs in Counselor Education and Supervision. Achieving CACREP accreditation demonstrates NSU’s commitment to the enhancement of the program’s reputation, the desire to attract highly qualified students seeking enrollment in CACREP programs, increasing faculty productivity in areas such as research, publication and service, and demonstrates a commitment to meeting the highest academic standards.

Graduate Program Application (pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Graduate Programs

Related Websites

American Counseling Association (ACA) Website
Oklahoma Counseling Association (OCA) Website
Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Website

For More Information

For admission to NSU, contact nsuinfo@nsuok.edu
Department Secretary: Ms. Sue Opp 

Chair of Clinical Mental Health Program/Department Chair: Dr. Kenny Paris
Chair of Addiction Counseling Program: Dr. Michelle Shuler

Chair of School Counseling Program: Dr. Elizabeth (Bea) Keller-Dupree 

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Update: 12/2013