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Counselor Education & Human Services

Developing practitioners committed to promoting individual and community growth

As a student in the UD Department of Counselor Education & Human Services, you'll prepare for a career where you can impact the lives of individuals and support your community as a whole. You'll learn not only from your professors, but also from your classmates to become an outstanding professional in your chosen field.

No matter which of our seven graduate-level programs you choose, you'll benefit from personalized instruction and individual attention. Faculty also offer advanced research and publication opportunities. Students also gain valuable experience through research, study abroad, internships and community programs.

We offer courses at UD's main campus, along with select courses at our Dublin Campus (Columbus, OH, area) and online, allowing our students to achieve their educational goals at their own pace, while maintaining their professional responsibilities.

Featured Programs and Initiatives

Private University Education at the Cost of a Public University

Programs offered by the UD Department of Counselor Education and Human Services, within the UD School of Education and Health Sciences, offers a private university education at the cost of a public university. Discover tuition costs per semester for SEHS by clicking the link below.

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Study Abroad

Summer programs in locations around the world offer opportunities for students to immerse themselves in experiential learning opportunities. They can enhance their global understanding through interactions with students and educators and help develop a deeper sense of self-awareness in a global context. Students have also participated in community services projects while abroad, including Mangrove reforestation in Costa Rica.

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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships are available with various departments within the UD School of Education and Health Sciences, along with the UD Division of Student Development. Depending on your area of study, you may also be placed in an off-campus assistantship. GAs are typically employed to work between 10 to for 20 hours per week. Tuition remission and a paid stipend are awarded for the nine-month academic year.

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Student Research

Students work alongside faculty to conduct and publish research in respected journals. Students also participate in UD's annual Stander Symposium, a campus-wide event that allows students from all disciplines to showcase their intellectual accomplishments.

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Equality Statement

The University of Dayton Department of Counselor Education & Human Services is committed to providing equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical disability or mental disability (unless the disability is essential to the practice of counseling), or identification as a disabled veteran.


Department of Counselor Education and Human Services

Fitz Hall, Room 629
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2962


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