At a Glance: Graduate School

Rogers Hall

The Graduate School of Education and Counseling offers degrees, certificates, licensure, and endorsement preparation in a number of areas.

Degree Programs

  • Art Therapy
  • Professional mental health counseling
  • Professional mental health and addiction counseling
  • Marriage, couple, and family therapy
  • Education administration and leadership
  • School counseling
  • School psychology
  • Teaching

The Graduate School of Education and Counseling also offers extensive career development opportunities, including certificate programs and continuing education credits through our Center for Community Engagement.


For complete accreditation information, visit our catalog

Financial Aid

  • Percentage of degree-seeking students who receive financial aid: 71%

Career Outcomes   

Sample list of jobs held by our alumni
  • Classroom teacher, area school district
  • School counselor, area school district
  • Superintendent, Beaverton School District
  • Program manager, Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center
  • Bilingual therapist, Multnomah County Family Court
  • Counselor, private practice

Student Life

Graduate Student Union Network (SUN)

Graduate Students of Color Alliance (GSOCA)

Queer Student Association (QSA)

Enrollment, Fall 2017

  • Art Therapy: 38*
  • Educational Administration: 83
  • Educational Leadership (doctoral program): 36
  • Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy: 99
  • Professional Mental Health Counseling—Specialization in Addictions: 62
  • Professional Mental Health Counseling: 119
  • School Counseling: 57
  • School Psychology: 53
  • Student Affairs Administration: 29
  • Teacher Education: 70
  • Teacher Professional Development: 24

*Program established in 2018. Data reflects 2018 enrollment.

Profile of Entering Class, 2017-18

  • Average student age: 32
  • Student age range: 21-62
  • Percentage who completed post-secondary studies outside Oregon: 56%

Academic Excellence

  • Total number of tenured and tenure-track faculty and faculty with term: 38
  • Percentage of tenure-track faculty with PhD or EdD: 100