Department of Counseling

The Department of Counseling is committed to providing you with cutting-edge clinical and educational experiences. Faculty members are involved in all levels of leadership and are well represented locally, across the state, nation, and internationally. Our counseling programs continue to be fully accredited since 2008 by the Council for Accreditation for Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) and are in the process of seeking reaffirmation of that accreditation. Our programs emphasize and model creativity, diversity, and relational development.


The Department of Counseling offers three graduate degrees:

  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Education in School Counseling
  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

The Department also offers two graduate certificates:


Our counseling faculty members are involved in all levels of leadership, and well-represented locally, across the state, nation, and internationally.

Points of Pride

  • Since Fall 2007, the Department of Counseling has had 66 doctoral graduates.
  • 59% of graduates have academic jobs in universities and colleges ranging from assistant professor to dean.
  • 30% of graduates have jobs in private practice or group practice.

Certified Neurofeedback Training

The UTSA neurofeedback program is the only training program in the nation accredited by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) housed within a CACREP-accredited graduate counseling department. It is also one of 4 accredited university-based programs and the only public university-based program.   
Students conducting neurofeedback training

Training Opportunities and Additional Information for Site Supervisors

The Department of Counseling at UTSA has created an online asynchronous training opportunity available for all clinical site supervisors. 

Photo of site supervisors training for counseling

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The University of Texas at San Antonio
College of Education and Human Development
Department of Counseling
501 W. Cesar Chavez, San Antonio, Texas  78207-4415
210-458-2605 fax

College of Education and Human Development
Main Building | One UTSA Circle | San Antonio, TX 78249
Phone: 210-458-4370 |