Counseling and Special Populations

Welcome to the Department of Counseling and Special Populations at Lamar University!

If you are visiting our page as a prospective student, you should know that our faculty members and alumni are involved in shaping the face of counseling, special education, gifted education, and second language education. Currently, our faculty members are conducting research and service activities at the international, national, state, and local levels.

We hope you will consider becoming a part of our programs and helping to continue a tradition of excellence. We have several career or professional programs available at the graduate and undergraduate levels.


Special Education


Clinical Mental Health Counseling 
- (Online / On-Campus)
School Counseling
Special Education (Generalist, Autism, or Educational Diagnostician)


(16 credit hours)

Counseling and Development