We all inevitably will face challenges in our lives - difficulty with emotional or mental health concerns, substance use or abuse, physical illness or disability, relationship issues, life transitions, career decisions. With a degree in one of our programs, you will be able to help people maximize their potential and make positive changes in their lives!


Governor Roy Cooper visits with DARS faculty and students
Governor Roy Cooper, Dr. Paul Toriello
Governor Roy Cooper, Matt McClanahan

Rocking Horse Ranch

DARS faculty group photo rocking horse ranch
DARS Faculty & Students visit Rocking Horse Ranch
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ECU graduate programs ranked among best for 2017

East Carolina University graduate programs in medicine, nursing and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.

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Navigate Counseling Clinic

Our services are designed to help clients identify challenges, cope with stress, improve interpersonal skills and relationships, choose a career or education path or change careers, improve confidence and self-esteem, improve assertiveness, and assess and address the impact of alcohol or drug use in their lives.

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