Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Student Professional Resources

Why Become a Professional Counselor?

According to the American Counseling Association (ACA), "Professional counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals. Counselors work with clients on strategies to overcome obstacles and personal challenges that they are facing" (


American Counseling Association (ACA)  ACA Code of Ethics 



Nebraska Counseling Association (NCA)



Why Become a School Counselor?

According to the American School Counselor Association, "Today's school counselors are vital members of the education team. They help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development, ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow. Learn more about the school counselor's role" (


American School Counselor Association (ASCA) 

Nebraska School Counselor Association (NSCA)




Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)



Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) 

The CSC Counseling Program is currently seeking accreditation with CACREP for our Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. 


Nebraska Student Loan Program for Graduate-Level Mental Health Students

Applications are accepted April 1 through June 1 of each year. Please follow the link to the Nebraska Office of Rural Health for more information   

Graduate Assistantships 

A limited number of on-campus Graduate Assistant employment opportunities are available for students enrolled in a graduate degree program at Chadron State College. Assistantships offer assignments designed to provide opportunities for supervised educational experiences at the graduate level.

Financial Aid   

Financial aid is any type of funding used to help pay for school. This can include scholarships, grants, student loans and Work Study. Contact: Email: Phone: 308-432-6060 Location: Crites Hall 114.