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Department of Counseling
450A Pawley Hall
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4401
(248) 370-2018
Adult Career Counseling Center
280A Pawley Hall
(248) 370-3092
SEHS Counseling Center
250A Pawley Hall
(248) 370-2633

Department of Counseling



Introducing our new 60 cr hr Mental Health Counseling program and
 50 cr hr School Counseling program
 Attend a prospective student meeting for more information 
or contact an adviser directly.


The Oakland University Department of Counseling offers master's and doctoral programs for both school counseling 
and community counseling. All of our programs are CACREP accredited ( and are taught by a diverse
faculty (see faculty snap shotwith a broad range of experience and specialties. 
We also offer several advanced specializations for students who wish to develop a specialty.
Undergrad students interested in the Masters program or the Counseling Profession
 are encouraged to take CNS 450, CNS 264 and CNS 274.  


In order for your file to be reviewed after the
due date, you must successfully submit all required paperwork.
  •  Fall deadline:        April 1
  •  Winter deadline:   October 1
Submit required paperwork before deadline:
Attached are the two admission links for School the
other for Clinical Mental Health, please submit
these appropriate forms with your online application. 
Here is the overall link to both:
Transcripts  - OU Students 
  2. LLPC application as of 12-15-15
  3. LARA -  LLPC State Website
  4. School Counseling  Application 
  5. School Endorsement Application 
  6. School Preliminary Application 
  7. MOECS - Website 
  8. MOECS - Instructions 
  9. TEST 51 - MI test for teacher certification
  1. Prospective Master's Students 
  2. Current MA Students
CNS Student Information:
Joel Lane, Ph.D,
receives high honors from NBCC.