Prospective Students

Information You May Need

Making a decision about a graduate or doctoral program is a big one. We want you to know everything you need to make an informed and productive decision.

We've gathered as much information and resources as we could to help you along the way. Of course, if you can't find what you need here, please call us at 936.294.1147 and we'll be happy to answer any and all questions you may have about our programs.

Who We Are

Mission Statements

Our department is comprised of two programs: Educational Leadership and Counseling. While each program has a specific mission, our programs also adhere to the mission of Sam Houston State University: to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students and to regional, state, national, and international constituencies.


Our Campus Locations

Explore our alternative campus locations.

The Department of Counselor Education delivers Master's and Doctoral degrees and a Play Therapy certification online, in the classroom or hybrid (a combination of online and classroom instruction). Programs with classroom instruction typically happens in the evenings, on weekends or both ensuring that they accessible to students who work full-time or who need extra flexibility.



Resources for Students

Take advantage of what our University has to offer.

Whether you're attending courses online, at our main Huntsville campus or two satellite campuses, as a Sam Houston State Univeristy student, you have access to a great many resources to support your educational goals.



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