The M.S. in Counseling Studies is designed for those who have completed undergraduate studies earning a B.A. or B.S. degree and who seek to sharpen their skills as leaders and advocates in the field of counseling. The M.S. in Counseling Studies is designed for those who desire to improve the well-being of those whom they lead and serve. This program is specifically geared toward individuals who desire to attain a master’s degree to further their career but do not wish to seek licensure leading to professional counseling. The curriculum is designed to facilitate the development of basic interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and additional knowledge and skills that enhance the preparation of students for professional employment in increasingly diverse social agencies, school and community settings, in business and industry environments, and in health care centers. The M.S. in Counseling Studies integrates sound theoretical and practical knowledge with the goal of integrating a multidisciplinary and broad multicultural perspective into the field of counseling studies.