Curriculum

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Arts Program requirements are divided into five groupings that will lead the student through a general sequence of academic experiences. Introductory courses are presented in Group I, with intermediate offerings available in Group II. Group III requirements should be attempted only after most of the Group I & II courses are completed. Group V requirements should be completed after Group IV courses.

Group I 12 Hours
  • COUN 501 Lifespan Development
  • COUN 533 Counseling Theories & Techniques
  • COUN 536 Group Process
  • COUN 636 Career Counseling
Group II 8 Hours
  • COUN 579 Psychological & Achievement Testing
  • COUN 630 Intro to Mental Health Counseling
  • COUN 631 Counseling Issues & Ethics
  • COUN 640 Family Relations
Group III 9 Hours
  • COUN 509 Counseling Research Methods
  • COUN 638 Cross Cultural Counseling
  • COUN 669 Pre-Practicum/Counseling Lab
  • COUN 765 Crisis Counseling
Group IV 11 Hours
  • COUN 642 Consultation & Supervision
  • COUN 767 Treating Addictions (Advanced)
  • COUN 773 Counseling Practicum 
  • Electives
Group V 20 Hours
  • COUN 671 Counseling Internship (600 hours)
  • COUN 760 Personality & Abnormal Behavior
  • COUN 762 Intellectual and Personality Assessment
  • COUN 763 Diagnosis of Psychopathology
  • COUN 764 Counseling & Psychotherapy
  • COUN 766 Intervention Skills for the Severely Mentally Disabled
Total 60 Hours MA awarded