UNM College of Education

Excellence and Diversity through People, Ideas & Innovation

Counselor Education


Purpose and Aspirations

Consistent with the goals and vision of the College of Education, the Counselor Education Program is committed to promoting excellence and diversity in teaching, scholarship, and community service. We work to promote an understanding of human development and psychological health that will improve and foster optimal potential for individuals, families, and our communities.

The program features an integration of theory, research, and practice and interdisciplinary collaboration that is intended to prepare counselors who are informed; who will be sensitive to the diversity and uniqueness of individuals, families, and communities; and who will value and promote the dignity, potential, and well-being of all people.

Degree and Certificate Programs

* Admission into the Counseling/Counselor Education program in no way guarantees placements (e.g., Traverse, practica, internship), licensure, and/or employment.