College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

About This Program

Make a difference with the Education Specialist in Counseling program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to provide effective counseling and support to individuals and communities in need. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Counselors, all other

  • 13.0% much faster than the average
  • 29,100 number of jobs
  • $45,760 potential earnings

Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors

  • 24.7% much faster than the average
  • 319,400 number of jobs
  • $47,660 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.