Department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning

CASAL Mission and Vision Statement


To offer high-quality graduate degree, certificate, and licensure programs to a diverse student population, engaging them in real-world learning experiences while providing a host of opportunities for further career development outside of required coursework and field placements.  The mission is enhanced through maintaining strong alumni relations, engaging in mentoring and advising, offering flexible course schedules, and delivering multiple methods of instruction.


To build a vibrant, dynamic community of professionals dedicated to the practice of counseling, educational leadership, human development, and adult learning in Northeast Ohio and beyond.  Our vision is based on a strong commitment to high standards in teaching and innovation in research and scholarship.  The department stands on the foundations of strong community partnerships and a respect for all facets of human diversity.