Outcomes and Careers
Since 1971, the Department of Counseling has graduated and placed more than 750 outstanding counselors now working in a wide range of counseling settings throughout the world. Graduates from the Department work in diverse environments, including schools, community mental health agencies, residential treatment facilities, hospitals, private practice, and federal, state, and local government agencies. Specialty areas are also diverse and include play therapy, addictions counseling, vocational rehabilitation, and functional behavioral assessment, as well as individual, family, couples, and group counseling. In addition to traditional counseling roles, graduates also use their skills to work as educators, researchers, consultants, and advocates.
The Department has established student learning outcomes (SLOs) for the MA degree programs. The SLOs are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (Download Acrobat Reader).
Counseling-Related Job Postings
[Please note: These postings are included as a service to our graduates and the communities they serve. By posting these job vacancies, the Department of Counseling is not endorsing the positions, agencies, or other entities. Interested persons should contact the person/group shown in the posting. Please do not contact the Department of Counseling regarding for information on specific listings.]
Minnesota Department of Human Services (posted 2/10/12)