MA in Counseling Psychology in Community Mental Health

Curriculum Map

Year 1 - Fall Semester (9 credits)
COU CM500 - Helping Relationships in Community Mental Health (credits: 3)*
COU CX510 - Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3)*
COU PS635 - Professional Issues and Ethics (credits: 3) (Blended)

Year 1 - Spring Semester (9 credits)
COU CC523 - Psychology of Diversity and Difference (credits: 3) (Blended)
COU GR501 - Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3)*
COU PY522 - Adult Psychopathology (credits: 3) (Blended)

Year 2 - Summer Semester (6 credits)
COU CD501 - Career Counseling (credits: 3) (Blended)
COU LS659 - Lifespan Development (credits: 3) (Blended)

Year 2 - Fall Semester (8 credits)
COU CO500 - Consultation, Collaboration, and Community Partnerships (credits: 3) (Blended)
COU CS502 - Practicum Seminar: Community Mental Health (credits: 2)*
COU FP513 - Practicum I in Community Mental Health (credits: 0) (Field Placement 16 hours/wk)*
COU PY522 - Adult Psychopathology (credits: 3) (Blended)

Year 2 - Spring Semester (8 credits)
COU CS503 - Practicum Seminar: Community Mental Health (credits: 2)*
COU FP514 - Practicum I in Community Mental Health II (credits: 0)*
COU PA530 - Psychological Appraisal and Assessment (credits: 3) (Blended)
COU SB515 - Substance Abuse and Treatment (credits: 3) (Blended)

Year 3 - Summer Semester (6 credits)
Two Electives
Electives may include:
COU ET601 - Practical Approaches in Expressive Arts Therapy (credits: 3)
COU FX611 - Human Sexuality and Intimacy (credits: 3) 
COU FX510 - Introduction to Family Therapy (credits: 3) 
COU TR602 - Trauma: Theory and Treatment (credits: 3) 

Year 3 - Fall Semester (9 credits)
COU CM610 - Advanced Topics in Community Mental Health (credits: 3)  (Blended)
COU CS610 - Internship Seminar I (credits: 2)*
COU FP616 - Internship in Community Mental Health I (credits: 0) (Field Placement 24 hours/week)*
COU PR622 - Capstone Project: Community Mental Health Seminar I (credits: 1)*
COU RS510 - Research and Evaluation in Psychology (credits: 3)(Blended)

Year 3 - Spring Semester (5 credits)
COU CS611 - Internship Seminar II (credits: 2)
ORG FP617 - Internship in Community Mental Health II (credits: 0) (Field Placement 24 hours/week)*
COU PR623 - Capstone Project: Community Mental Health Seminar II (credits: 3) *

Total: 60 credits

Click here to view the requirements for the concentration in Latino Mental Health, including the following courses:
COU CC549 - The Hispanic/Latino Experience (Introduction Latino Culture)
COU CC550 - The Experience of Latinos in the United States I
COU CC551 - Clinical Work with Latinos I (Clinical Work with Latinos in the United States)
COU XX500 - Special Topics

Classroom format, taught onsite at job place TBD
(Blended) denotes a required WIR 'Weekend in Residence' (one Saturday and Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm) at our campus

Latino Mental Health Program

Latino Mental Health Program

Military & Veterans Psychology

MVP