Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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The Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is appropriate for persons who plan to counsel in mental health and agency settings and who may wish to become Licensed Professional Counselors.

Additional Admissions Requirements:

  1. Student must be recommended for admission by counselor education faculty.

Additional Graduation Requirements:

  1. Clinical Mental Health Counseling students must have a passing score on the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE).
  2. The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling follows the University Graduate Grading Policy in regard to satisfactory academic progress as a graduate student.

Required Courses for Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

CHD 000Counselor Education Orientation0
CHD 001Counseling Comprehensive Examination0
CHD 600Professional Identity and Ethics for Clinical Mental Health Counselors3
CHD 601Research Methods & Program Evaluation in Counseling3
CHD 602Fundamentals of Counseling3
CHD 604Human Growth and Development3
CHD 606Theories and Techniques of Counseling3
CHD 608Group Counseling3
CHD 615Social and Cultural Diversity in Counseling3
CHD 621Assessment in Counseling3
CHD 625Addictions Counseling3
CHD 631Counseling for Career Development3
CHD 634Wellness Counseling3
CHD 638Crisis Intervention in Counseling3
CHD 645Child and Adolescent Counseling3
CHD 655Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling3
CHD 656Contemporary Practices in Clinical Mental Health Counseling3
CHD 661Family Counseling3
CHD 678Practicum in Counseling3
CHD 688Internship in Counseling3
CHD 689Internship in Counseling3
CHD 690Advanced Applications in Clinical Mental Health Counseling3
Total Hours60