Career Opportunities

Learn about the career opportunities you can have with a degree in Counselor Education

The counselor education program at Siena Heights University provides a foundation for careers in many counseling specialties and settings. Siena faculty, peers, field work supervisors and alumni form a useful network for developing employment contacts. Siena’s graduates have found employment as counselors in the following specialties and settings:

Counselor Specialties
  • School counselors
  • Career, vocational and employment counselors
  • Rehabilitation counselors
  • Mental health counselors
  • Substance abuse counselors
  • Family and youth counselors
  • Employee assistance counselors
  • Crisis counselors
  • Settings
  • K-12 schools; alternative schools
  • Community college and university counseling centers
  • Hospitals, health care facilities, and hospice programs
  • Residential youth centers
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Mental health and substance abuse clinics
  • Correctional institutions and criminal justice system
  • Group homes and shelters
  • Departments of Human Services
  • Churches
  • Private practice
  • Employment Outlook (Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011)
  • Employment growth much faster than average for all occupations
  • Overall employment expected to increase by 21% to 2016
  • Job growth will vary by location and specialty
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    Arthur Gwoszdz

    Digital Communications and Computer Information Systems major; Student Government President; Brazil

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    Gail A. Ryder

    Associate Professor of Humanities


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    Joseph Williams, '88

    Business Administration Graduate; Market President/Retail Banking, Old National Bank