Graduate Counseling Program
Welcome to the Professional Counseling graduate program of Harding University. We are a CACREP accredited program! CACREP is the gold standard for counseling accreditation nationally. We offer this program on our Northwest AR, Searcy, AR and Memphis, TN campuses. Some courses are also offered on the North Little Rock site.
48-hour Master of Science (M.S.) in Professional School Counseling
68-hour M.S./Ed.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
You can find our application on the "Admissions and Curriculum" page. If you are on campus and would like to stop by and visit with us, we are located in the American Studies 113. We would love to meet you and answer any questions you have about our program.
Preparing tomorrows outstanding, ethical counseling professionals
Mission Statements & Annual Reports
University Mission Statement: “The integration of Faith, Learning, and Living by the Development of Christian Scholarship, the Promotion of Christian Ethics, the Development of Lasting Relationships, the Promotion of Wellness, and the Promotion of Citizenship within a Global Perspective.”
College of Education Mission Statement:: “The mission of the College of Education is to equip and sustain reflective, lifelong learners who are competent, confident, compassionate and courageous professionals, who, in turn, will inspire and enable those they serve.”
Professional Counseling Mission Statement: “The mission of Harding's Professional Counseling: Clinical and School Program is to prepare counselors to provide caring, compassionate and competent counseling services in a variety of settings to a diverse population. To that end, students from Arkansas and surrounding states will be provided with a current, practical, and ethical education consistent with Harding's Christian foundations equipping them to be effective counselors capable of facilitating healthy change, growth and development.”
The Counselor Connection:
This resource is intended to assist students, parents and educators in learning the requirements and routes to become licensed and/or certified in the various counseling disciplines.
Veterans/Military Training Info:
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