Master of Arts in Counseling
Academic Program
Master of Arts in Counseling
We are dedicated to educating, motivating and preparing highly qualified, ethically and culturally competent, professional counselors. You'll be provided with the skills and knowledge necessary to address client issues in a diverse and global society and tackle emerging issues in mental health and wellness.

Orientation

New MAC students need to complete the Orientation Quiz, available here. Please review the Heidelberg website, MAC web pages, Graduate Catalog and MAC Handbook in preparation for the quiz.

General Graduate Forms

Graduate concentration or catalog year change. To switch programs, please contact graduate admissions.

(Late Add, Over Hours, Drop All or Last/Only Course) This form is used only for graduate students for the following purposes - 1) to request to complete more than 12 hours in one full semester, 2) to add a course after the last day to add (per approval of the program director and dean); and, 3) to drop a course beyond the last day to drop.

General graduate registration can be completed online at OASIS.

Mission Statement

The Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program is dedicated to educating, motivating and preparing highly qualified, ethically and culturally competent, professional counselors.  The MAC program is committed to providing students with the skills and knowledge necessary to address client issues in a diverse and global society leading to a life of purpose with distinction.

Program Objectives

  • Prepare students to enter the professional field of counseling with a strong counselor identity founded on human growth/wellness from a holistic perspective and the ability to advocate for this identity.
  • Prepare students to use the highest ethical and legal standards in professional counseling practice.
  • Provide students with the curriculum to address the knowledge and skills identified in the CACREP eight core areas.
  • Emphasize diversity issues that will prepare students to be effective counselors in a global society.
  • Prepare students to develop in-depth knowledge of self-selected specialized areas of counseling, such as clinical mental health counseling, and/or school counseling.
  • Provide students with up to date and evolving curriculum to effectively address emerging and vital issues such as trauma, crisis, emergency preparedness, technology, diagnosis and treatment, etc.
  • Provide students with the knowledge and skills to successfully obtain licensure and employment as professional counselors in their self-selected specialized area(s).

Contact Information

Krista Kantner
Administrative Assistant

419-448-2288


Department Chair:
Marjorie Shavers

Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Our Team

Mary Burgess-Todd
Adjunct Professor of Counseling
R. Haines
Project K.I.T.E. Project Coordinator
Aigler Alumni Building 2413
419-448-2413
Haines
Krista Kantner
Administrative Assistant to Behavioral Sciences & Graduate Counseling
Aigler Alumni Building 2288
419-448-2288
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Dohee Kim-Appel
Associate Professor of Graduate Counseling
Aigler Alumni Building 2366
419-448-2366
Dohee
Meagan McBride
Assistant Professor of Graduate Counseling
Aigler Alumni Building 2889
McBride
Suzanne Reinhart
MAC Faculty
Marjorie Shavers
Associate Professor of Graduate Counseling
Aigler Alumni Building 2308
419-448-2308
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