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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mental Health Counseling, MS

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Program Director
Robyn Brammer, PhD
Psychology Building, room 427

The MS program in mental health counseling trains mental health professionals for careers in a variety of settings. The orientation of the program is eclectic, with particular emphasis on those active counseling skills which are appropriate to short-term counseling. In addition, the program’s scientist-practitioner emphasis may be useful to those students interested in pursuing doctoral study. The MS program in mental health counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP).
The student shall complete a comprehensive exam and an approved course of study filed with graduate studies and research. The course of study normally consists of the courses below.

Prerequisites: PSY 362 and 363 (or approved equivalent). Prerequisite courses may be taken concurrently with certain program courses. In addition, the following undergraduate courses are strongly recommended: personality or abnormal; social or developmental; learning; physiological, and a course in history and systems of psychology. Students not having these courses should expect to do additional work when prior course knowledge is needed. Please note the background check and liability insurance requirements described in the general departmental information section.

Required Courses

Department-approved electives - Credits: 8

Total Credits: 90

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