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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Degree: Master of Arts in Counseling
Semester Hours:
60

Integrated M.Ed in School Counseling

Degree: Master of Arts in Education
Semester Hours:
 61

Curriculum Focus

Our curriculum includes study in the areas of professional identity, counseling theories, group counseling, counseling techniques, abnormal behavior, appraisal, career development, human growth and development, social and cultural functions, research, social and multicultural issues, ethics, spirituality and religion, addictions, marriage and family counseling, and supervised clinical work.

To graduate, the student will have met all course requirements with a minimum GPA of 3.00, obtained satisfactory internship references, met program assessment criteria for competency, and obtained the formal approval of the faculty for graduation.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Curriculum Details (60 SH)

Full-time students should be able to complete the program in two years (the equivalent of five semesters of full time study)

  • COUN 507 Professional Identity, Function and Ethics (3 SH)
  • COUN 508 Counseling Techniques (3 SH)
  • COUN 509 Supervision and Consultation (3 SH)
  • COUN 517 Human Growth and Development (3 SH)
  • COUN 518 Integrated Counseling Process (3 SH)
  • COUN 527 Psychopathology (3 SH)
  • COUN 528 Practicum (100 hours field work) (3 SH)
  • COUN 530 Advanced Psychopathology (2 SH)
  • COUN 536 Foundations in Research & Program Evaluation: Theory, Design and Foundational Statistics (3 SH)
  • COUN 547 Counseling Theories (3 SH)
  • COUN 557 Assessment and Evaluation Procedures (3 SH)
  • COUN 567 Group Counseling (3SH)
  • COUN 587 Crisis Counseling (2 SH)
  • COUN 607 Multicultural Counseling (3 SH)
  • COUN 610 Advanced Multicultural Counseling (2 SH)
  • COUN 617 Counseling Children and Adolescents (10 weeks) (2 SH)
  • COUN 627 Marriage and Family Counseling (3 SH)
  • COUN 637 Career Development (3 SH)
  • COUN 689 Internship I  (2 semesters totaling 600 total hours of fieldwork) (3 SH)
  • COUN 690 Internship II (3 SH)
  • COUN 697 Addictions Counseling (3 SH)
  • Elective Courses (choose one)
    • COUN 687 Expressive Arts (1 SH)
    • COUN 698 Mindfulness and Psychotherapy (1 SH)
    • COUN 699 Sec A Topics: Sexual Health (1 SH)
    • COUN 699 Sec B Topics: Psychoanalysis (1 SH)

Co/prerequisites

  • Counseling Techniques, Theories, PIFE - prerequisite for Practicum
  • Counseling Techniques  - prerequisite for Integrated Counseling Process
  • CRPE during last two semesters

Integrated M.Ed in School Counseling Curriculum Details (61 SH)

Full-time students should be able to complete the program in two years (the equivalent of five semesters of full time study)

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COUN 637 Career Development (3SH)

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  • Elective Courses (1SH) 5 weeks (you must choose at least 1)
  • COUN 680 Neurobiology of Trauma
  • COUN 698 Mindfulness
  • COUN 687 Expressive Therapies
  • COUN 699 Topics: Psychoanalysis