Counseling & Mental Health Counseling

Graduate Programs

CACREP Acredited

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the Mental Health Counseling (MA) program at Hofstra University.


New Faculty Welcome!

The Counseling and Mental Health Professions Department at Hofstra University welcomes their newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Joel Brown.

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Why Hofstra?

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Career Potential

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates a 23% increase in employment of Mental Health Counselors and Substance Abuse Counselors and a 11% increase in employment of School and Career Counselors  and Career Counselors from 2020 to 2023 - faster than average for all occupations in coming years.  O*Net lists employment for School CounselorsMental Health Counselors and Substance Abuse Counselors as having a Bright Outlook. The U.S. News and World Report ranked School CounselorsMental Health Counselors, and Substance Abuse Counselors among the "Best Social Service Jobs for 2021."