Master of Science

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Additional/Special Curriculum Requirements 

Note: The following five courses must be passed with a grade of B or higher to advance to additional coursework. If a grade of B- or below is earned, the course must be repeated:

  • CMHC 5305 Helping Relationships
  • CMHC 6335 Practicum I/Crisis Intervention
  • CMHC 6340 Practicum II 
  • CMHC 6345 Practicum III 
  • CMHC 6350 Practicum IV 

Students enrolled in CMHC 6335, 6340, 6345, 6350 Practica I-IV will complete a total of 700 or more supervised clinical training hours. 

In addition to the 20 required courses for the MS, students may also complete two elective thesis courses (CMHC 6370 Research Thesis I: Counseling & CMHC 6375Research Thesis II: Counseling). These courses are offered in the summer terms. The prerequisite for CMHC 6370 Research Thesis I is CMHC 5330 Research Foundations. Students complete Research Foundations in the Summer I term, followed by Thesis I in the Summer II term. 

Under special circumstances, students may also complete an individualized course in an area of interest to the student: CMHC 6360: Special Topics in Counseling & CMHC 6365: Special Problems in Counseling 

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