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.)
  • G524 Practicum in Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G532 Introduction to Group Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G550 Internship in Counseling (6 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.)
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.)
Clinically Oriented Course Requirement (3 cr.)
  • G511 Screening and Assessment of Alcohol and Drug Problems (3 cr.)
  • G512 Counseling Approaches with Addictions (3 cr.)
  • G513 Legal and Illegal Drugs of Abuse (3 cr.)
  • G542 Organization and Development of Counseling Programs (3 cr.)
  • G562 School Counseling (3 cr.)
  • G580 Topical Semiar in Counseling and Guidance: Cognative Behavioral Therapy with Youth (1-3 cr.)
  • G609 Interventions in Performance Psychology (3 cr.)
  • G632 Advance Group Leadership
  • G647 Advance Internship in Counseling (3 cr.)
  • Any other approved clinically oriented course approved by the advisor (1-3 cr.)
Elective Requirements (6 cr.)

Three graduate credit hours outside the counseling and counselor education major are required. The course should broaden understanding in psychological foundations. Specific course selection must have the approval of your academic advisor. The second elective can be inside or outside of the counseling and counselor education major.

The following five courses from the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences can be used as electives:

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

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