Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology

Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)
Summer Enrichment Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Are you interested in graduate school in clinical mental health counseling?

The Health lisa-edwardsCareers Opportunity Program (HCOP) at Marquette University provides rising college juniors and seniors with the opportunity to learn about the clinical mental health counseling field and determine if a career as a clinical mental health counselor might be right for them. Also, it provides an opportunity for clinical mental health students who have been accepted into but not yet matriculated into our program an opportunity to learn skills to prepare them for graduate study in our program and gain an overview of the counseling profession. Please review the application criteria and apply today!


Why become a counselor?

Why Marquette?

Where do counselors work?

What does the Health Careers Opportunity Program’s (HCOP) College Summer Enrichment Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling provide?

Undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds an opportunity to:

What do students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling HCOP Program learn about?

Program Dates

Our early acceptance date is February 1 of the current school year. We will continue to accept applications until the program is full.

The six-week summer program begins Thursday, June 14 and ends Friday, July 27.


The summer curriculum is free, and students receive a stipend to help offset lost summer wages and cover room and board. Travel reimbursement for one round trip to Milwaukee may be granted for economic hardship cases.


To be eligible for the program, you must:

Application Process

HCOP CMHC Slick Sheet

Application Form

Applicant Appraisal Form

For further details and detailed eligibility on the College Science Enrichment Program see the Health Care Opportunity Program website.

For more information, contact us:

Health Careers Opportunity Program marquette-university-campus
Marquette University
Schroeder Health Complex, Room 248
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

Phone: 414.288.5505
Fax: 414.288.5987

Dr. Jennifer Cook
Phone: 414.288.1430

“Counselors have the skill, compassion, and grit to stand up and make a difference.”


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