Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology is at the forefront of meeting regional and national needs for counseling and counselor education. Our programs provide students with the knowledge, counseling experience, and clinical skills to work in schools, the community, and related settings. All programs offered through the Department are fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Program Objectives:

The Department faculty are committed to graduating competent and ethical professional counselors. As such, they strive to:

  • Foster a learning community where students can develop professionally and personally and achieve their highest potential.
  • Create a culture of accountability in which all students are expected to maintain high professional standards for ethical behavior, academic performance, clinical skill development, interpersonal relationships, professional attitudes, and personal character.
  • Utilize anti-racist pedagogical approaches and practices.
  • Provide curricular and extracurricular experiences for students to learn and demonstrate knowledge of the CACREP core standards.

The department, with core faculty recognized for their scholarship, service, and teaching, was named the 2020 Outstanding Master’s Counselor Education Program by the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES).

Master of Science

Doctoral Program

Counselor Education (Ph.D.)

Counseling Services

We provide individual, couple, family, and group counseling services to the community at low or no cost at the: