Counseling and Educational Psychology

M.S.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education- Mental Health Track

Degree Requirements (60. cr)

Major Requirements (42 cr.)
  • G502 Professional Orientation and Ethics (3 cr.)
  • G505 Individual Appraisal: Principles and Procedures (3 cr.)
  • G510 Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G522 Counseling Theories (3 cr.)
  • G523 Laboratory in Counseling and Guidance (3 cr.)
  • G532 Introduction to Group Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G552 Career Counseling: Theory/Practice (3 cr.)
  • G563 Mental Health Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G567 Marriage and Family Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G575 Multicultural Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G615 Psychopathology and Advanced Diagnosis (3 cr.)
  • G624 Advanced Practicum in Counseling Psychology (3 cr.)
  • G647 Advance Internship in Counseling (6 cr.)
Inquiry Requirement (3 cr.)
  • Y520 Strategies for Educational Inquiry (3 cr.)
Human Growth and Development Requirement (3 cr.)
  • P514 Life Span Development: Birth-Death (3 cr.)
Biological Basis of Behavior Requirement (3 cr.)
  • P624 The Biology of Behavior: Implications for Educational & Clinical Work (3 cr.)
Elective Requirements (9 cr.)

All students are required to take 9 elective credits. Six graduate credit hours may be from the major or outside the major. Students may seek electives outside of the major. Often these non-major courses come from Public Health, Human Development, and School Psychology. For example, the following five courses from the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences can be used as electives for an elective that is outside the major:

  • PSY-P530 Introduction to Clinical Science
  • PSY-P624 Principles of Psychopathology
  • PSY-P631 Intervention and Evaluation
  • PSY-P641 Assessment
  • PSY-P667 Neuropsychopharmacology

The 3rd elective (3 graduate credit hours) must be a clinically oriented course from the following:

  • G511 Screening and Assessment of Alcohol and Drug Problems
  • G512 Counseling Approaches with Addictions
  • G513 Legal and Illegal Drugs of Abuse
  • G542 Organization and Development of Counseling Program
  • G562 School Counseling: Intervention, Consultation and Program Development
  • G580 CBT with children
  • G609 Interventions in Sport and Performance Psychology
  • G632 Advanced Group Leadership
  • G647 Advanced Internship in Counseling
  • Any other clinically oriented course approved by your advisor.

Specific course selections must have the approval of your academic advisor. Students who anticipate seeking licensure outside of the State of Indiana should consult with the appropriate state licensing board to ensure the requirements for practicum/internship are met.

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