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Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint NM 87313

Phone: 505.387.7401
Fax: 505.786.5644

 

Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle AZ, 86503
Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700

 

Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514
Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596

 

Kirtland Instructional Site
40 Road 6580, Kirtland, NM 87417
Phone: 505.609.5020/5017

 

Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327
Phone: 505.782.6010

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The Certificate Program in Counseling requires 33 credit hours and is designed for a one-year program of study. The program is designed to prepare students for entry level job on Navajo behavioral health facilities and students may continue to obtain and an associate degree or a baccalaureate degree. Graduates from this program will work on the Navajo Nation behavioral health facilities and eight graduates will be needed per year.


Note: The Associate Degree Counseling students are eligible to apply for the Licensed Substance Abuse Associate (LSAA) Licensure in New Mexico only. More information can be found here: http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Counseling_and_Therapy_Practice_Forms_and_Applications.aspx

Professional Licensure Disclosure: While NTU is making the determinations for each program listed above, we are still working on determination for each particular state(s) that are being researched. Once the information is added, the date and specific information will be verified to ensure good practice in case requirements change. In addition, under 34 CFR §668.43 require that institutions provide a direct disclosure to enrolled and prospective students in writing if the program potentially leading to professional licensure either:

  • Has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification;
  • Has determined that its curriculum does not meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification; and
  • Has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification.

More details are included in 34 CFR § 668.43.

 

Estimated Cost of Attendance$14,020 / yr
Tuition and Fees $2,360
Housing and Meals $7,360
Books and Supplies $2,200
Transportation $1,600
Other Education Costs $500

 

Counseling Requirements (33 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCreditsPrerequisites
ENGL 1110 Composition I 3 ENGL 098 or satisfactory placement scores
MTH 113 Technical Mathematics 3 SEE CATALOG
NAVA 2220 Navajo History 3  
BCIS 1115 Introduction to Computers 3  
Counseling Core Courses
Semester ONECreditsPrerequisites
PSYC 1110 Introduction to Psychology 3  
CEPY 1110 Introduction to Counseling Theories 3 ENGL 1110 & PSYC 1110
Semester TWO
PSYC 2120 Developmental Psychology 3  
COMM 2120 Interpersonal Communication 3 ENGL 1210 or 1110
CEPY 1140 Personality Psychology 3  
CEPY 1130 Counseling Substance Abuse in Schools and Communities 3  
CEPY 1198 Internship 3  
Total Required Credit Hours33 

** Please check course descriptions for the appropriate prerequisites course(s).

Degree Checklist (PDF)

 

Program Advisors
Dr. Dianna Dekelaita-Mullet, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Email: dmullet@navajotech.edu
Phone: (505) 387-7452

Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of North Texas
B.A., Mathematics, University of North Texas

 

Nancy Goodwin, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Email: nancy.goodwin@navajotech.edu

M.S. Community Counseling, John Brown University
B.S., Organizational Management, John Brown University
A.A., Secretarial Science, John Brown University

 

 

Contact NTU

Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint, NM 87313

Phone: 505.387.7401
Fax: 505.786.5644


Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle, AZ 86503

Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700


Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514

Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596


Kirtland Instructional Site
40 Road 6580
Kirtland, NM 87417
(505) 609-5020/5017
(Located off of Highway 64 next to Judy Nelson Elementary School in Kirtland, NM)


Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327

Phone: 505.782.6010

 

 

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