Students in a counseling practicum class
Master's Graduates
CPY graduate students 2018
Counseling Psychology Graduate Programs 2018
Grad student presenting research
Graduate Student Research
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Students in a counseling practicum class
Master's Graduates
CPY graduate students 2018
Grad student presenting research
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

  • We are proud to say we have a 100% pass rate on national licensure exam
  • Accredited by the American Psychological Association
  • Post-bachelor's and post-master's applications accepted. 
  • Training in counseling, assessment, research, supervision, and teaching
  • 100% internship placement rate
  • Dr. Melanie Leuty, Director of Training

Master's Program

  • Accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council 
  • 60-hour program prepares students for licensure & doctoral programs
  • Research apprenticeship training offered for all MS students
  • Dr. Emily Yowell, Director of Training