• Counseling & Human Development

    The COHD program prepares individuals for counselor positions in a variety of settings, including public and private education, as well as a wide variety of human services settings. It also meets the academic content area and practicum requirements of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential.

    More than 30 program graduates have completed doctoral degrees in psychology and counseling. Some were program presenters for the recent World Congress on Logotherapy, an international professional conference also attended by faculty and graduate students from HSU.

    NOTE-All Counseling and Human Development applicant's must use this form for letters of recommendation. Print and copy as needed.

    COHD Letter of Recommendation Form


    • COHD 6305 Introduction toResearchTechniques
    • COHD 6310 Professional, Legal, and Ethical Responsibilities
    • COHD 6315 Child and Adolescent Development
    • COHD 6320 Psychological Aspects of Gerontology
    • COHD 6325 Advanced Educational Psychology
    • COHD 6330 Psychology of Mental Health
    • COHD 6335 Professional Counseling I
    • COHD 6340 Professional Counseling II
    • COHD 6345 Group Counseling
    • COHD 6350 Cross-Cultural Counseling I
    • COHD 6353 Cross-Cultural Counseling II
    • COHD 6355 Substance Abuse Counseling
    • COHD 6360 Career Counseling
    • COHD 6365 Assessment in Professional Counseling I
    • COHD 6370 Assessment in Professional Counseling II
    • COHD 6375 Practicum in Counseling

    Graduation Requirements

    Successful completion of the 48 graduate semester hour academic and practicum requirements, followed by the successful completion of the comprehensive examination, fulfills the graduation requirements for the Master of Education degree in counseling and human development.

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