Department of Counseling & School Psychology

The Department of Counseling and School Psychology promotes a field-based scientist/practitioner model to prepare culturally competent and compassionate professionals at the graduate level. Our program prepares students to provide service and leadership in school psychology, clinical mental health counseling, school counseling and student affairs. The scientist/practitioner model in CSP creates practitioners who understand, critically evaluate and effectively use the research base within their profession to make decisions and guide practice.

The department consists of nationally and internationally accredited masters and educational specialist programs in Counseling and School Psychology.

Department Strengths Include:

  • Our students - we attract outstanding graduate students who become part of your learning team
  • A non-competitive environment in which students work together to make all students knowledgeable, successful, and professional
  • Active student-run associations
  • Opportunity for specializations
  • Our faculty - we offer a range of interests and expertise and are committed to each student's success
  • Nationally and Internationally Accredited Programs (ISPA, IRCEP), national (NCA, NASP, CACREP, NCATE) state (NDE)
  • Field-based practitioner model of training that utilizes a collaborative approach
  • Promoting the development of the clinical, consultative, and cooperative skills necessary for graduates to work successfully in the profession
  • A professional development series to continue your learning
  • Flexible course scheduling to accommodate students who are employed
  • Faculty and student involvement in professional associations.

For more information, please view our Counseling and School Psychology Department Recruitment presentation and our outline of the admission process.

Contact us:
College of Education B114
1615 W. 24th St.
Kearney, NE 68849
P. 308-865-8508
F. 308-865-8097
email: unkcsp@unk.edu