Master's in Counseling Graduate Faculty
All of the courses, whether online or in the classroom, are taught by experienced Messiah College faculty from the School of Business, Education and Social Sciences, who are active counselors (clinical mental health, school, or marriage and family) and accomplished scholars. Messiah’s faculty will encourage and mentor you to consider your own faith, the faith of others, and the relationship between counseling and issues connected to faith in your profession.
If granted admission to the Counseling Program, you will be assigned an academic
advisor. This individual will assist you with your academic and professional goals and
growth (e.g. course selection and preparation for advancement through the program). Within the first year of the program each student, in consultation with his/her advisor, will create a written plan for completing the program in the desired timeframe.
Academic Advisors are charged with the responsibility of communicating with you at least once each term in which you are enrolled, but it is ultimately your
responsibility to keep your advisors informed of any changes in your student record information
or circumstances that may prohibit you from staying on track with the required course
Academic advisors, though likely licensed counselors, are not ethically permitted to function as
the students’ personal counselor. Students who feel they may benefit from professional
counseling may ask any faculty member in the Counseling Program for a referral. More information may be found at the Personal Counseling page of our website.