The Counseling Department offers an M.A. degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling that is Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs/American Counseling Association (CACREP) accredited. Students take common coursework in the areas of human development, legal and ethical issues of the profession, career development, appraisal methods, counseling theories, groupwork, counseling, practicum, and research and program evaluation. Additional specialized courses focusing on mental health counseling in areas such as internship, human sexuality, addictions, cross-cultural counseling, organization, administration and supervision, and professional development. Students are engaged in field-based activities during almost every enrollment.
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The Department limits the transfer of coursework into its graduate programs to a maximum of 12 credits or three courses. To be considered, courses must have been completed with a minimum grade of B and no more than seven years prior to the date of entry into the graduate program and no more than ten years prior to graduation from the graduate program.