San Francisco State University
Culturally competent, psychologically-minded, and emotionally grounded Licensed Psychotherapists (Marriage & Family Therapists), Credentialed School Counselors, Certified Rehabilitation Counselors, Career Counselors, College Counselors, and Gerontological Counselors are needed in the field of human services. The department's six graduate programs and our partnerships with community agencies collaboratively prepare students who are well-grounded to help meet the growing demands in the field. Our department's faculty and the curriculum we have designed aspire to achieve excellence in three core areas: Multicultural Competence, Community Partnerships, and Action Research. Our faculty are locally, nationally, and internationally recognized in their scholarly contributions to multicultural competence in counseling, social justice, and health equity. Our faculty work to provide a solid learning environment for diverse student body. By the end of graduate studies, our more than 275 students should embody multicultural competence, have grown deep connections to the local community, and embrace best practices in counseling.