Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling is a cohort model program designed to be completed in two years (60 credit hours) when following the prescribed program of study. In addition to taking classes on campus, you’ll participate in one practicum and two internship experiences at approved community sites where you will be able to further develop your clinical skills and knowledge.
The clinical mental health counseling program exists to prepare, equip, and educate culturally competent clinical mental health practitioners who demonstrate compassion and readiness to meet the behavioral and mental health needs of a multicultural and pluralistic society
- To develop the professional identity as a proficient professional clinical counselor.
- To develop a professional counselor who understands the multicultural implications of working with diverse persons in a pluralistic society.
- To develop a professional counselor who understands the relationship of human development, the nature of persons, and the environmental impact on the individual.
- To develop individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide appropriate intake, assessment, and treatment planning to individuals impacted by trauma, crisis, and life transitional experiences.
- To develop proficient professional counselors who exhibit clinical counseling skills.