About Us

  • 2017 COU Faculty and Department Head Dr. Satterfield

  • Dr. Mingo's 2017 West Plains COU702 class

  • Dr. Jef with students at the PRoBE peer review presentation

  • Dr. Maddox presenting at Chi Sigma Iota

Missouri State University's CACREP accredited program is led by a dedicated faculty, whose goal is mentoring future counselors in the methods, practices and skills needed to meet the community health needs. Their love for the field of Mental Health and School Counseling is reflected in the quality of graduates from the program. With standards to challenge students, meet national requirements and set the bar high, the Graduate Counseling Program Faculty, meet and work with students to help them achieve their goals.

MSU Institute for Play Therapy

MSU's CACREP accredited Graduate Counseling program is one of the few schools that offers students the opportunity to become a Registered Play Therapist.

Program Outcomes and CACREP

MSU's Counseling Program is CACREP accredited, providing student with the most current and recognized educational opportunities.

COU Meeting Minutes

Monthly faculty meeting are held throughout the fall and spring semester, focusing on a wide array of subjects to recognize issues, prevent problems and improve the overall quality of education.

Vision and Mission

Our Vision and Mission for the Counseling Program directly reflects the dedication of the faculty to the profession.