The mission of the Counseling and Student Affairs (CNSA) program
is to prepare highly skilled counselors and student affairs professional who
are knowledgeable in human development and counseling theory. Students are
prepared for careers as professional clinical mental health providers, school
counselors, student affairs professionals, and college counselors. The program
allows students the opportunity to discover their passions and prepare students
to have strong counseling skills, writing skills, and sense of professionalism.
The CNSA program primarily serves residents of Minnesota, North Dakota, and
South Dakota with the versatility to understand other cultures and worldviews.
The Counseling and Student Affairs program will be a welcoming
educational community that places high expectations upon its students by
offering rigorous courses of study that comply with the Council for
Accreditation of Counseling Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The
Counseling and Student Affairs program encourages innovative and intellectual
growth through close student-faculty mentorship, offering opportunities for
continual growth and professional development.
MSUM's Institutional Mission, Values, Vision, and Strategic Priorities