Clinical Curriculum

The MEd in clinical mental health counseling requires a minimum of 60 credits. Transfer credits from non-CACREP accredited programs will not be considered for approval by the faculty for COUN 601, COUN 605, COUN 620, COUN 625, COUN 660, and COUN 670.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Course Requirements (51 Credits)

EDHD 602 Human Development (3)
COUN 601 Professional Identity and Ethics of Clinical Health Counselors (3)
COUN 605 Counseling Theories (3)
COUN 609 Research in Counseling (3)
COUN 610 Career Development (3)
COUN 614 Counseling Techniques (3)
COUN 615 Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practicum (3)
COUN 620 Group Counseling Procedures and Techniques (3)
COUN 630 Marriage and Family Counseling (3)
COUN 640 Abnormal Behavior (3)
COUN 645 Addiction Counseling (3)
COUN 650 Administration and Supervision of Mental Health Agencies (3)
COUN 660 Evaluation and Assessment (3)
COUN 665 Cross-cultural Counseling (3)
COUN 670 Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling (3)
COUN 699 Counseling Internship (6)

Electives (9 Credits)

Choose from the following:

COUN 618 Counseling Children and Adolescents (3)
COUN 635 Parents and Family Consultation (3)
COUN 662 LGBT Considerations in Counseling (3)
COUN 669 Special Topics in Counseling (3)
COUN 683 Dynamics of Play (3)
COUN 695 Independent Study (1-3)
SPED 600 Survey of Special Education (3)