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Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree Requirements

The Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree Program requires completion of 60 hours of graduate-level work.

A maximum of 30 semester hours of credit may be transferred from a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning. These transfer credits must be in courses determined to be equivalent to courses required in the program. All transfer credits must be approved by the Program Director and the Registrar.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Core Courses – 12 Credit Hours Required

  • Process and Techniques of Counseling
  • Private Practice and Supervision
  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling

Counseling Core Courses - 48 hours

  • Introduction to Professional Counseling  
  • Legal & Ethical Issues in Counseling  
  • Lifestyle & Career Development
  • Psychological Assessment in Clinical Practice  
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Etiology & Diagnosis of Abnormal Behavior  
  • Counseling Theories
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment
  • Counseling During Grief & Crisis  
  • Theory & Practice of Multicultural Counseling  
  • Group Counseling  
  • Research Methods in Counseling
  • Theories & Techniques for the Treatment of Process Addictions & Substance Abuse  
  • Counseling Practicum  
  • Counseling Internship I  
  • Counseling Internship II

For a full list of course offerings or more program specific information, visit our Academic Catalog page.