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Richard Roberts, Ph.D.

Richard Roberts, Ph.D.

Office: 2109 Buzzard Hall
Phone: 217-581-2400
Fax: 217-581-7800
Email: rlroberts@eiu.edu

Department Website: Counseling or College Student Affairs
Catalog Description: Counseling or College Student Affairs

Dr. Richard Roberts, professor of Counseling and Higher Education and department chair, currently serves as the coordinator for the graduate programs in school and clinical counseling and college student affairs. The graduate programs offer a Master of Science in School or Clinical Counseling and a Master of Science in College Student Affairs, the MS in College Student Affairs also offers an online option in Higher Education and Community College.

Dr. Roberts’ research interests include counseling ethics, treatment planning and Native American issues. He received his doctorate from the State University of Texas in 1991.

Admission to the graduate program in counseling or college student affairs requires an application to the Graduate School as well as an additional application to the Department of Counseling and Higher Education. Please contact Dr. Roberts or visit the program's website for program admission criteria.

firstchoiceprogram Graduate programs achieving the distinction of "First Choice" have applied for and been subjected to rigorous review from EIU's Council on Graduate Studies — with oversight from The Graduate School — to ensure they meet the highest standards of scholarly excellence as evidenced through sustained achievement of criteria developed and adopted by the council in 2006.

Master of Science in Counseling



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