Counselor Education


“Congratulations to our 2017 cohort on completion of their final classes this semester!”

2017 Cohort


Our  cohort for Fall 2017 in Vancouver is approved and will launch in September! We have extended our application deadline until August 15, 2017. We will be scheduling another information session later this summer. For our initial applicants, the Intro course will be held on May 26 & 27. Friday will run from 5:00-9:00pm and Saturday will last from 8:00am-2:00pm. Our program director will be in touch individually with more details soon. 


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Become an Expert Counselor

Graduates of the Counselor Education programs at Gonzaga University are exemplary leaders and practitioners in the art and science of counseling.

To view the Counselor Education mission statement, click here.

Programs Offered

CACREP Accreditation

The Master of Arts in School Counseling, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


Additional Information

  • Students develop a personal theory of counseling and apply it through practicum and internships.
  • Students work collaboratively over the two year program in a cohort model, where they attend the same classes together. This structure amplifies the learning process, as students absorb and apply information with their colleagues.
  • The burgeoning counselor grows in both knowledge and insight into the history and current practice of counseling. Students build a solid knowledge base through strong research-based learning opportunities.
  • A professional portfolio, developed throughout the two year program, documents the competence of the school counselor.
  • Graduates receive a Washington State Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certification.

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