Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Candidates in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling1 MA program must complete a minimum of 60 credits. Candidates are expected to maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Social and Cultural Foundations
CN 0433Multicultural Issues in Counseling3
Human Development
CN 0447Lifespan Human Development3
PY 0437Psychopathology and Classification II3
Professional Orientation
CN 0468Professional Issues in Counseling3
Helping Relationship
CN 0500Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy3
CN 0553Counseling Relationships and Skills 23
Group Work
CN 0455Group Work: Theory and Practice3
Lifestyle and Career Development
CN 0457Career Development: Theory and Practice3
Appraisal
CN 0467Assessment in Counseling3
Research and Evaluation
CN 0566Research Methodology3
Clinical Instruction
CN 0558Counseling Practicum 23
CN 0590CInternship: Clinical Mental Health Counseling 26
Specialized Curriculum
CN 0432Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Management, Delivery, and Evaluation3
CN 0465Introduction to Substance Abuse and Addictions3
CN 0515Trauma and Crisis Intervention3
CN 0585Introduction to Clinical Supervision3
FT 0550Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy3
PY 0480Consulting Theory and Practice3
Elective Courses
Select one elective course in consultation with advisor3
Comprehensive Exam
CN 0099Comprehensive Exam 30
Total Credits60
1

CACREP accredited until 2025.

2

Grades of B or better are required in all clinical coursework.

3

May be taken during the last semester of study or one semester prior. Note: Registration is required to sit for the exam.