Master of Science in Counseling/Mental Health Counseling
The Master of Science in Counseling degree program with a specialization in Mental Health Counselor provides the required knowledge and skills to become competent and ethical practitioners. The MSC/MHC specialization provides a needed service to the community through collaboration with agencies and institutions and their personnel and through the provision of continuing counselor education and programming. Students are involved in a variety of educational and clinical activities that prepare them to help their clients to achieve their potential. The program encompasses foundations of counseling and guidance, including theories and their application, with groups and individuals, assessment and evaluation, counseling and consultative relationships, career planning for students, and program development, implementation, and evaluation. The program addresses critical issues facing mental health counselors and offers supervised clinical experiences.
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
The Master of Science in Counseling in Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP; cacrep.org).
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