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MS in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Pictured | Alexis Wolf | Counseling and Human Services | 2015-2016 School of Education Excellence in Counseling and Human Services Award | South Bend, Indiana (hometown)


Master of Science in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling consists of 60 credit hours of graduate study. Students fulfill requirements in both the common counseling core of the curriculum as well as courses specific to the clinical mental health specialty. This program leads to licensure as a mental health counselor in the state of Indiana and prepares candidates to work in multiple human service settings. It follows a cohort model wherein students are admitted and take courses with an identified group of their peers. The program can be completed in a minimum of three years of full-time study, which includes summer classes.


Admission Procedures

For further information regarding admission procedures, please see the School of Education Graduate Degrees page.


Degree Requirements (60 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

First Year Courses (18 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 500 Orientation to Counseling
  • EDUC-G 515 Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
  • EDUC-G 517 Crisis and Trauma Counseling
  • EDUC-G 522 Counseling Techniques
  • EDUC-G 523 Laboratory Counseling and Guidance
  • EDUC-G 575 Multicultural Counseling

Second Year Courses (18 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 524 Practicum in Counseling
  • EDUC-G 532 Introduction to Group Counseling
  • EDUC-G 563 Mental Health Counseling
  • EDUC-G 567 Marriage and Family Counseling
  • EDUC-G 592 Seminar in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
  • EDUC-P 514 Life Span Development: Birth to Death

Third Year Courses (18 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 505 Individual Appraisal: Principles and Procedures
  • EDUC-G 550 Internship in Counseling (fall and spring semesters)
  • EDUC-G 585 Contemporary Issues in Counseling
  • EDUC-G 590 Research in Counseling and Guidance
  • EDUC-G 596 Counseling Supervision

Final Summer (6 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 507 Lifestyle and Career Development
  • EDUC-G 525 Advanced Counseling Practicum

Academic Bulletins

PDF Version

2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

Please be aware that the PDF is formatted from the webpages; some pages may be out of order.