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Townsend Institute

Dean: Dr. Margaret Christmas Thomas

Mission Statement

As a Christ-centered counseling program, our mission is to develop competent, culturally informed counselors, educators, supervisors, scholars, leaders, and advocates to promote the wellness of all populations and systems. We are dedicated to preparing wise, honorable, cultivated citizens through a connected community of learners, empowering them to advance the counseling field and effect positive societal change from a research-supported perspective.

Master of Arts Degrees

  • program

    Director: Dr. Donna Washburn

  • program

    Director: Prof. Michelle Thompson

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    Director: Dr. Ashlie Andrew

Doctoral Degree

  • program

    Director: Dr. Donna Washburn

Certificate Programs

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