OSU Counselor Education Program Website

Incoming MA Class 2019

 

Incoming PhD Class 2019

CACREP ACCREDITED

See the story about the #1 Ranking here!

All three programs have 8 year CACREP Accreditation (2016-2024)
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
M.A. in School Counseling
Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision

For academic information according to the OSU Graduate Catalog,
please visit the OSU Academic Website for the program

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS TO THE PROGRAM:
The application deadline for Autumn 2020 is December 1, 2019.

To learn more about our program, we encourage you to watch this 12 minute video:
http://go.osu.edu/CounselorEducationMovie

The Counselor Education program will host a series of informational meetings for individuals interested in the Counselor Education Program.  At these sessions, you can meet program faculty and students, tour our facilities, and learn about our program and our profession. All sessions will be held in the PAES Building (305 Annie & John Glenn Avenue), on the 4th floor. You do not need to make a reservation to attend these events.

Open House/Information Sessions for individuals interested in the OSU Counselor Education Program:


PAES Building, Room 412, 305 Annie & John Glenn Avenue, Columbus OH 43210

  •  Spring 2020 and Autumn 2020 Information sessions will be posted here.

If you are unable to attend one of these in-person information sessions, you can watch this presentation online, which is the PowerPoint presentation from the information session:
http://go.osu.edu/CounsEdInfoSession

For Specific Program Requirements:
Please see the OSU Counselor Education Academic Page for program requirements. Look under “Master of Arts in Counselor Education” or “PhD in Educational Studies: Counselor Education”.

OVERALL PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • U.S. News & World Report Ranking
    • Number 1 in the nation (2020)
  • CACREP Accreditation
    • 8 year accreditation (highest allowable amount) for all three programs
    • 2016-2024
  • Licensure Pass Rate
    The OSU Counselor Education Program once again has the highest possible passing rate on the Professional Counselor Licensure Exams.

    • LPC Exam:
      • The national pass rate for the National Counseling Exam or NCE – (for licensure as an LPC, or Licensed Professional Counselor) is 78%
      • The Ohio State University pass rate (on the first try!) for the National Counseling Exam is 100%
    • School Counseling Exam
      • The Ohio State University pass rate for the School Counseling Exam is 100%

2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

Focus on Student & Faculty Strengths

Each week in the 2019-2020 academic year, the OSU Counselor Education Program will again highlight a personal strength (based on the VIA strength finder, available at: viacharacter.org). Students & faculty with each of these strengths will be celebrated each week. Congratulations to all of our students & faculty who use their strengths to be outstanding counselors, educators, and advocates.

Events:

Orientation: August 19, 2019

Incoming M.A. Class 2019

Incoming Ph.D. Class 2019

 

Counselor Education Picnic: September 8, 2019

Counselor Education Picnic 2019

 

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention: October 6, 2019

Counselor Ed. Team- Out of the Darkness Walk 2019

The Counselor Education Program had 53 people walking on our team and raised $4700, making our team in the top ten in fundraising in the Central Ohio Walk. Congratulations, everyone!


All Ohio Counselors Conference: November 6-8, 2019

  • Thank you to all who were able to join us for the 14th annual OSU Reception at the All Ohio Counselors Conference Thursday, November 7th, and the awarding of the Susan Sears Distinguished Alumni Award to Dr. Brenda Gerhardt (Ph.D. 10)

  • Thank you to our student volunteers, our presenters, and our PhD students who represented the OSU Program at the Doctoral Student Showcase

    PhD Students at the Doctoral Showcase

    M.A. Students at the OSU Reception

  • Once again, OSU Counselor Education is well represented at the All Ohio Counselors Conference. Click here for a listing of OSU Alumni, Student, and Faculty Presenters. Congratulations, everyone!

 

Deadline for Applications (Autumn, 2020): December 1, 2019

Admissions Interview Day for PhD Program (by invitation only): Friday, January 31, 2020

Admissions Interview Day for M.A. Program (by invitation only): Saturday, February 8, 2020

 

Year-End Banquet: May 2, 2019

2019-2020 KUDOS & CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Ph.D. Students Sarah Clapp who earned the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) Emerging Leaders Award. Sarah will attend the ACCA Conference Feb 27-Mar 1 in Washington, DC. Click here for a brief bio!

Congratulations and THANK YOU to Dr. Colette Dollarhide, who testified on Tuesday, November 19, on behalf of House Bill 367, which would develop a standardized job description for school counselors in the state of Ohio. You can watch her testimony here, beginning at 2:58:00
http://ohiochannel.org/collections/ohio-house-primary-and-secondary-education-committee 

Congratulations to Ph.D. Student Sarah Clapp who received the ACCA (American College Counseling Association) Emerging Leaders Grant, which will allow her to attend the 2020 National Conference.

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Shelby Messerschmitt-Coen and Faculty Member Darcy Haag Granello who had an article published in Journal of Military and Government Counseling
Messerschmitt-Coen, S.* & Granello, D. H. (2019). Cadets’ Attitudes Toward Help-Seeking: The Effects of Language and Labels. Journal of Military & Government Counseling, 7(3), 83-96.

Congratulations to Faculty Member Dr. Darcy Haag Granello, who had an article published in the Journal of Humanistic Counseling in October 2019:
– Granello, D. H. (2019). The ‘R-Word’ is More Than Hate Speech: Differences in Counselors’ Level of Tolerance Based on Language and Labels. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 58, 170-183.

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Gayle Garcia and Faculty Member Dr. Colette Dollarhide who presented “Integrating a Social Justice Identity into a Counselor’s Professional Identity” at the Let the Voices be Heard! An International Conversation on Counselling, Psychotherapy and Social Justice Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October, 2019.

Congratulations to Faculty Member Dr. Colette Dollarhide who presented “When Supervisor Sees Supervisee: Social Justice in Supervision” at the Let the Voices be Heard! An International Conversation on Counselling, Psychotherapy and Social Justice Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October, 2019.

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Tyler Hudson who presented “Infusing Men’s Issues into the CACREP Curriculum” at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference in Seattle, Washington in October, 2019.

Congratulations to Faculty Members, Drs. Brett Zyromski, Paul Granello & Darcy Haag Granello who were the Keynote Speakers at the International Academic Conference on Social Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic on July 26, 2019. They spoke on suicide prevention models for K-12 and college settings and provided participants with research-based strategies for developing and implementing prevention approaches.

Congratulations to Doctoral Candidate Tyler Hudson who presented “Callings and wellness: The spirituality of work” at the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling National Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in July, 2019.

Congratulations to Doctoral Candidate Tyler Hudson and Faculty Member Dr. Paul Granello who presented “Spirituality and wellness” at the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling National Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in July, 20219.

Congratulations to Faculty Member Dr. Brett Zyromski, Doctoral students Emily Baker and Tyler Hudson, and Faculty Member Dr. Darcy Haag Granello, who had an article published in Professional School Counseling in June, 2019.
ACSA did an Infographic about this article – check it out!
– Zyromski, B., Hudson, T., Baker, E., & Granello, D. H. (2019). Guidance Counselors or School Counselors: How the name of the profession influences perceptions of competence. Professional School Counseling, 22(1), 1-10.

 

2019-202 PICTURES & HIGHLIGHTS

  • Our program will be welcoming three new ‘family’ members this autumn! Congratulations to new parents/parents to be: Doctoral students: Shelby Messerschmitt-Coen, Emily Herman, & Tyler Hudson!

 

Raye Diann Coen
(Daughter of PhD Student Shelby Messerschmitt-Coen)

 

  • Marin Jane Herman
    (Daughter of PhD Student Emily Herman)

     

    Crew Wilder Hudson
    (Son of PhD Student Tyler Hudson)

     

  • Alumni Panel in Foundations Class 2019

    Thank you to members of our Alumni Panel who came into the Foundations of Counseling Class to talk with the first year M.A. students. This is a great experiences for our first year students to learn about the profession and to network with alumni! With appreciation to:

    • Emily Berty (school, ’07)
    • Emma Carberry (school, ’19)
    • Nancy Gillespie (school, 08)
    • Jacqui Hoke (clinical ’16)
    • Shayla Krecklow (clinical ’16)
    • Laura Lewis (clinical ’10)
    • Sydney Lumley (clinical ’17)
    • Jenny (Riehle) O’Leary (clinical ’11)
    • Tyler Rogols (clinical ’18)
    • Tory Trimble (clinical ’15)

OTHER IMPORTANT PROGRAM INFORMATION:

The OSU Counselor Education Listservs

COUNSED – listserv for ALL M.A. & PhD students & faculty in OSU Counselor Education
COUNSDOCS – listserv for PhD students & faculty in OSU Counselor Education
COUNSALUMS – listserv for alumni & faculty in OSU Counselor Education
COUNSGRADS – listserv for graduate students in Counseling Programs nationwide

To subscribe, unsubscribe, and send messages on COUNSED, COUNSDOCS, COUNSALUMS, and COUNSGRADS, go to the following websites:
http://go.osu.edu/COUNSED
http://go.osu.edu/COUNSDOCS
http://go.osu.edu/COUNSALUMS
http://go.osu.edu/COUNSGRADS

Professor Susan Sears

The OSU Counselor Education Program is deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Susan Jones Sears, Professor Emeritus, in spring 2012. Dr. Sears was an inspiration to the entire counseling profession and a leader in both clinical mental health and school counseling.
Click here for a brief biography of Dr. Sears

 

Chi Sigma Iota Officers for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

President: Mary Kate Dressel
VP: Alec Carey
Secretary: Jenny Huynh
Treasurer: Erin Kitchen
Social Chair: Shana Parker

Counselors for Social Justice Officers for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

President: Madison Getz
Vice President: Emily Panzero

Testing Lab & Library –

Counselor Education Testing Library GTA: Mark Hamilton (Hamilton.1349@osu.edu)

Office: PAES A418

Autumn 2019 hours:

Monday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 

Materials from the Testing Library (PAES A405) can
ONLY be checked in & out with Mark.

 

Program Contact Information

448 PAES Building, 305 Annie & John Glenn Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210
(614) 292-8183

The OSU Counselor Education Program is housed in the
Department of Educational Studies
College of Education and Human Ecology
The Ohio State Univer