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Department of Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership

Department of Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership

About Us

Tom Hackett

Dr. Tom Hackett, Department Chair

Mission Statement

The Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership programs at Columbus State University strive to prepare professionals, who through their training, have the knowledge and experience necessary to be effective contributors to their chosen fields. Faculty members, with many years of practice, research and training, are contributing members of professional organizations and provide direct training and supervision to students. The faculty's primary objective is to serve the students in the program and prepare them to be effective professionals in a variety of settings and to achieve their professional goals. Through a variety of learning experiences, including coursework, lectures, experiential activities and direct experiences through practicum and internships under supervision, students reach these goals. The program serves a diverse student population. The faculty works closely with students to provide the tools necessary to construct a professional identity.

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