College Counseling and Student Development (M.S.)

About the Program

Mission Statement

CCSD prepares graduates for careers in student affairs and higher education by developing critical praxis–critical thinking that combines reflection and action–in student development, social justice, and helping skills.

Core Values

Student Development: CCSD features critical examination of student learning and development theories and their application in student affairs.

Social Justice: Our program examines inherited systems of power and how they shape student affairs, emphasizing self-reflexivity and agency to advance social justice and inclusion.

Helping Skills: Our program foregrounds helping skills, advising, and supporting strategies to facilitate holistic wellness for our graduates and their students.

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