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Melanie Leuty

Dr. Melanie Leuty

Associate Professor


Dr. Melanie E. Leuty is an Associate Professor in Counseling Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi where she serves as the training director for the Counseling Psychology doctoral program. Dr. Leuty earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Missouri. She manages a research program focused on issues related to career choice and development, career interventions, and vocational assessment. More information about her work can be found at

  • Counseling Psychology (PHD) - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2010)
  • Sociology (BA) - University of Missouri-System Office (2003)

PSY 614 Testing and Individual Analysis
PSY 607 Ethics and Current Issues in Psychology
Counseling Psychology Practicum

  • Developing Students' Career-Ready Skills
  • Embedding Career Guidance into your courses
  • Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric
  • Certificate in Effective College Instruction
  • Certification in Assessment of Teaching and Learning
  • Certificate in Active Learning Techniques
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Motivating Students
  • Title IX: Preventing Sexual Misconduct for Faculty and Staff – "Responsible Employee" Edition
  • American Psychological Association
  • National Career Development Association
  • English (Native or Bilingual)

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Areas of Expertise

counseling psychology, career development, vocational assessment, mental health treatment