Careers in Counselor Education

What Kind of Careers Does Counselor Education Prepare You For?

School Counseling

The school counselor degree prepares you for a career in elementary, intermediate, and high school counseling, where you will work with students individually and in groups to enhance their academic, personal, and social growth.

Mental Health Counseling

The mental health counseling degree allows you to work effectively in a number of work settings such as community mental health clinics, child and family counseling centers, youth intervention programs, adventure-based counseling programs, mental health units in regional medical centers, emergency mental health centers, day treatment programs, community residences, half-way houses, therapeutic communities, probation and corrections, in-patient treatment facilities for substance abuse and mental health, and community education and prevention programs.

Student Affairs Counseling

The student affairs counseling degree allows you to work effectively in a variety of higher education settings such as student services, residential life, academic advisement, and higher education administration.

SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center

The Career Development Center provides services, resources, and programs designed to help students and alumni to better understand the career development process, and to enhance their professional preparation and employability.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about counselor education at SUNY Plattsburgh please contact:

Dr. Julia Davis, Chairperson
Office: Ward Hall 106A
Phone: (518) 564-4179
Email: jdavi004@plattsburgh.edu