Counseling, Leadership and Expressive Arts

We are at a unique place in human history. More than ever before, competent helping professionals are needed to meet the demands of a changing world. Our programs provide a firm foundation in counselor education, professional leadership, holistic studies and the expressive and creative arts. In keeping with the University's mission, we prepare students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful by expanding knowledge and understanding in their chosen field.

We welcome students from diverse personal and professional backgrounds. Our graduates are prepared to work in a variety of settings, including clinical mental health counseling, clinical rehabilitation counseling, correctional facilities, education, health care, leadership roles, military, substance abuse programs and other allied professional opportunities.


Expressive and Creative Arts

Our expressive and creative arts program empowers students toward positive transformation through the arts and creative expression. This vibrant program provides counselors, therapists, social workers, educators, artists, wellness practitioners and workshop leaders with experiential training in the expressive and creative arts, integrating the arts with helping professions.

Expressive and Creative Arts (Certificates)

Holistic Counseling

Our programs provide training for those interested in the mental health counseling field. For more than 30 years, our master's programs have incorporated the best in counselor education training with a holistic perspective. Our graduates are prepared for the mental health counseling licensure exam and the world of work as professional mental health counselors.

Holistic Counseling (Master's Degrees)

Holistic Counseling (Certificates)

Holistic Leadership

Our unique holistic leadership program is an integrative field of study where students learn theory and practice to gain skills that effect change in areas such as education, business, nonprofits, government, health care and the arts.

Holistic Leadership (Master's Degree)

Holistic Leadership (Certificates)

Rehabilitation Counseling

Rehabilitation counseling educates students in mental health counseling, co‐occurring chronic illnesses and disabilities, and the importance of employment/careers as a means for people with disabilities to achieve financial independence. It is a holistic approach to working with people with a variety of disabilities who represent diverse cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds.

Rehabilitation Counseling (Master's Degrees)

Rehabilitation Counseling (Certificates)