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Community Counseling to Hold Information Session
September 14, 2006

Information Session Contact:
(678) 547-6411
Media Contact:
(478) 301-4037

ATLANTA — Mercer University’s College of Continuing and Professional Studies will hold a free information session for individuals interested in entering the career field of counseling with a master of science in community counseling degree. The session will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, in rooms 123 and 125 of the McAfee School of Theology building on Mercer’s Cecil B. Day Campus, 3001 Mercer University Drive, just off I-85 inside the northeast perimeter.
Designed for working adults, the graduate program offers an evening and weekend course schedule that prepares graduates to become licensed professional counselors. The program prepares candidates to work as counselors in a variety of community settings, including mental health centers, community agencies, hospitals, residential treatment centers, corrections, or human service oriented program, as well as private practice.
Faculty will be available to give an overview of the program and talk with candidates about the admissions requirements and the admissions process as well as answer questions about the program. The spring admissions deadline is Nov. 1. Applications are available online: /CAPS/Graduate+Programs/MCC/default.htm. Official education transcripts are required for admission. For more information or to reserve space at the information session, contact Arvetta Townsel at or (678) 547-6411.
About Mercer University:
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education, the University has 7,300 students; 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies; major campuses in Macon and Atlanta; four regional academic centers across the state; a university press; teaching hospitals in Macon and Savannah; an educational partnership with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta; an engineering research center in Warner Robins; a performing arts center in Macon; and a NCAA Division I athletic program. For more information, visit
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