Human Development or Counseling Program

School of Education, Leadership, and Human Development

Programs Overview

Barry University's Human Development programs empower you to drive positive growth and change at both the individual and organizational level. Through each of our Human Resource, Coaching, and Counseling offerings, we prioritize hands-on, experiential learning, a highlight of which is our community-focused CARE Center (Counseling, Assessment, Research, and Education), a clinical-training resource located on our Miami Shores campus.

Our goal is to position you for career success as a Counseling or Human Development expert in the field of your choice. No matter which program you choose, you'll enjoy direct mentorship from experienced faculty, flexible course delivery, and financial support. Upon completing your degree or certificate program, you'll join the ranks of our esteemed graduates who are guiding individuals and organizations toward self-actualization and sustainable futures.

  • Human Resource Development (MS)

    The Human Resource Development (MS) program equips you to lead strategically and effectively in the areas of learning and development, talent development, organization development, leadership development, and inclusion and diversity.

  • Counseling (MS)

    The MS in Counseling programs blend traditional didactic approaches to teaching with experiential methods, including role-play opportunities and participating in a group experience. Our professors are committed to providing a rigorous but distinctive program for our students.

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling (PhD)

    Barry University offers a PhD in Counseling program that inspires your vision and passion while providing you with the skills necessary to be a leader in the field of counseling.

  • School Psychology (MS/SSP)

    This degree program is designed for students who wish to work closely with individuals from birth to age 21 in the school environment.

  • Human Resource Administration Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

    The Human Resource Administration Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program addresses the essential HR body of knowledge recommended by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) in order to prepare for the PHR and SPHR certification exams.

  • Professional Coaching Certificate Program

    This Professional Coaching Certificate is an 11-month program designed for those pursuing a career in coaching and looking for premier preparation to coach clients in top leadership positions.

  • SHRM® & Human Resources

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) is the leading global HR professional organization. Whether you’re just starting your HR career or have years of HR experience, SHRM courses can help you adapt to a fast-changing industry and give you the credentials you need to advance your HR career.

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