Montana State University

Health & Human Development

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173540
Bozeman, MT 59717-3540

Tel: (406) 994-3242
Fax: (406) 994-2013
Location: 218 Herrick Hall

HHD Undergraduate Advising Office

Tel: (406) 994-4001
Fax: (406) 994-6314
Location: 121 Hosaeus PE Complex

Department of Health & Human Development

HDCO 505 Professional Issues in School Counseling
HDCO 506 School Counseling Programs
HDCO 522 Group Counseling
HDCO 526 Adventure Counseling
HDCO 571 Professional Counseling Practicum
HDCO 598 Internship--School Counseling


Mark Nelson, EdD

Professor, School Counseling

305 Herrick Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3540 | 406.994.3810

Programs and Research Projects

  • Design, delivery, and evaluation of guidance curriculum based on the national standards of the American School Counselor Association
  • Group counseling in schools based on national standards for school counseling programs
  • The role of experiential learning in various aspects of the counseling profession

Specialties and Interests

  • Bringing the counseling process to "life" through experiential learning and adventure counseling
  • Adlerian psychology
  • Advocating on behalf of the school counseling profession throughout various programs and groups in the state of Montana