Students in a counseling practicum class
Master's student presenting at the Southeastern Psychological Association
Counseling Psychology faculty
Counseling program faculty and students at the 2011 APA Convention
Counseling Psychology billboard
Students in a counseling practicum class
Master's student presenting at the Southeastern Psychological Association
Counseling Psychology faculty
Counseling program faculty and students at the 2011 APA Convention
Counseling Psychology billboard

Why Southern Miss?

  • Emphasis on evidence-based practices
  • On-site training clinic offering faculty-supervised clinical training
  • Strong community ties for additional counseling training and research
  • Diverse faculty research interests
  • Graduate assistantships to support research, clinical training, and teaching

Doctoral Program

  • Ranked #1 in the country by counselingpsychology.org based on a 100% pass rate on national licensure exam
  • Accredited by the American Psychological Association
  • Post-bachelor's and post-master's acceptance
  • Training in counseling, assessment, research, supervision, and teaching
  • Over 90% internship placement rate

Master's Program

  • 60-hour program prepares students for licensure
  • Research apprenticeship training
  • 100% pass rate on the National Counselor Exam
  • Students are prepared for doctoral level training and/or professional practice