The Department of School Counseling and School Psychology offers programs that equip professionals with insight into the myriad forces that impact young students. Graduates are then better able to communicate with students and families as they facilitate the learning process for children. Learn more about the department and our faculty.

As a resource for ongoing research, training, and education for APU faculty and students, the department partners with the Community Counseling Centers.

Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

News & Features

  • APU Conducts Groundbreaking Dead Sea Scrolls Research

    APU professors and alumni participated in groundbreaking new research on the Dead Sea Scrolls, sponsored by the Museum of the Bible. The research examines 13 never-before-published Dead Sea Scroll fragments and represents four years of study.

  • APU Election Events Inspire Unity Despite Differences

    The Department of History and Political Science hosts 12 events on campus, concluding with an election night viewing party. The forums touch upon the central issues of the 2016 election, including media framing and presidential rhetoric.

  • Christians and the General Elections: Goodness and Politics

    As we think of this political season, using the word goodness could draw our political discourse in the direction of debating right and wrong. Using the word generosity, though, can lead political discussions into what is caring and helpful.