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Course Requirements

Below is information on the M.S. Degree in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Please see the current graduate catalog for complete information.

Prerequisite Courses:

  • Intro to Psychology
  • Statistics or Research Methods
  • Abnormal Psychology or Psychopathology

CORE Counseling Courses: Open to non-matriculated Students

  • CSP 540 - Introduction to Assessment in Counseling & School Psychology
  • CSP 568 - Counseling and Life Span Development
  • CSP 569 - Theories of Counseling
  • CSP 572 - Career Counseling
  • CSP 578 - Social and Cultural Diversity
  • CSP 691 - Research and Evaluation in Schools and Clinical Mental Health Settings 

Advanced COUNSELING COURSES

  • CSP 550 - Counseling Skills & Techniques
  • CSP 656 - Group Counseling

Advanced CMHC Courses:

  • CSP 595 - Orientation and Ethical Issues in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • CSP 571 - Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders
  • CSP 554 - Treatment of Psychological Disorders
  • CSP 549 - Crisis Counseling
  • CSP 521 - Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders *Open to Non-Matriculated Students
  • CSP 601 - Advanced Counseling Skills & Techniques
  • CSP 605 - Child and Family Counseling *Open to Non-Matriculated Students
  • Elective Clinical Mental Health Counseling Course 

Field Work:

  • Practicum and Internship at a counseling fieldwork site
  • CSP 552 - Practicum Supervision in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • CSP 553 - Practicum & Seminar in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • CSP 676 - Internship & Seminar in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Additional Requirements: