Counselor Education

The basic belief of the USM counseling program is that people often need assistance in addressing typical developmental transitions as well as difficult life situations. Mental health, rehabilitation, & school counselors are trained to help people with these challenges. Learn more about Counselor Education.

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Interested in School Counseling?

This fully-accredited program prepares you to work as a school counselor in K-12 schools in Maine.

Counselor Education Program to Celebrate 50 Years!

Join us on Friday, June 9th from 5:00-7:30pm to celebrate 50 years of counselor education at USM! Cost is $10/pp, please RSVP by May 25th! (deadline extended)

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Counselor Education Admission Deadline

Admission deadline for the counseling programs is November 15th.
Info Sessions

Information Sessions for Prospective Students

Interested in becoming a school counselor, mental health counselor, or a rehabilitation counselor? Information sessions offered monthly.
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Areas of Expertise

Area of expertise in Family Systems and Substance Abuse are available to master's and CAS students.

New Concentration in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (CLRC)

The CLRC specialization allows students to qualify for both certified rehabilitation counselors (CRC) and licensed clinical professional counselors (LCPC).