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School of Education

Department of Counseling and Educational Development
Phone: 336.334.3434; Web:

U.S. News & World Report's 2012 "America's Best Education Schools" ranks UNCG's program #4 in the nation within the area of counseling and personnel services.

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Counseling and Educational Development

Graduate programs in counseling offer courses in a wide variety of applied areas, including community mental health work, couple and family counseling, substance abuse, sexual abuse, crisis intervention and gerontological counseling. Master's, doctoral, and post-master's certificate students complete internships in a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient facilities, medical settings (e.g., cancer patient support services), hospice, victim assistance, family and youth services, substance abuse treatment centers, juvenile facilities, college counseling centers, employee assistance programs, assisted living facilities, and private practice. All programs have national accreditation and are nationally ranked. Graduates are eligible for national certification and state licensure. For more information, please email the department at


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