Hampton University

The Graduate College



The Graduate College, Hampton University

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

United States


1-757-727-5454 or 1-



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. in Counseling (Student Affairs: College Student Development; School Counseling: Community Mental Health, Pastoral)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts degree program is offered with a concentration in College Student Development/Student Affairs, Community Agency or School Counseling. A Pastoral Counseling track is provided through the Community Agency Counseling program. The Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) degree is provided for well qualified students with concentrations in Community Agency and School Counseling. The mission of the graduate program in counseling is to create an environment conducive to spirituality, self-examination, collaboration, and reflection for the development and growth of professional counselors who are leaders and advocates within communities and various school settings. These counselors will optimize individual development and mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health within these communities and various school settings through their leadership, advocacy, and spirituality. Also, Hampton University offers an accelerated concentration in Student Affairs with specific entry requirements.


Hampton University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctorate levels.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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