MA in Clinical Mental Heath Counseling - Online Program

Program total: 60 credits
All courses are 7 weeks long, unless otherwise specified.

Course Sequence - August Start

COU CN500 - New Student Counseling Program Orientation (credits: 0)(online only) 
YEAR ONE (24 credits)
Fall Semester (12 credits)
COU LS659 - Lifespan Development (credits: 3) 
COU CX510 - Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3) 
COU CN520 - Psychopathology (credits: 3) 
COU PS635 - Professional Issues and Ethics (credits: 3) 

Spring Semester (12 credits)
COU PA535 - Psychological Assessment for Counselors (credits: 3) 
COU FX510 - Introduction to Family Therapy (credits: 3) 
COU CN515 - Substance Use and Addiction Evaluation and Treatment (credits: 3) 
COU MH531 - Mental Health and Counseling in the Legal System (credits: 3) 
YEAR TWO (25 credits)
Summer 1 (6 credits)
Summer Residency: 2 weeks in person at William James College
COU GR501 - Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3) 
COU CC524 - Diversity, Difference and Inclusion (credits: 3) 

Fall Semester (10 credits)
COU CN501 - Clinical Skills and Practicum I (credits: 4)(15 weeks)
COU RS610 - Research and Program Evaluation (credits: 3) 
COU CO500 - Consultation, Collaboration, and Community Partnerships (credits: 3) 

Spring Semester - Year Two (9 credits)
COU CN502 - Practicum II (credits: 3)(15 weeks)
COU CD501 - Career Counseling (credits: 3) 
COU TR602 - Trauma: Theory and Treatment (credits: 3) 
YEAR THREE (11 credits)
Summer 1
Summer Residency: 4 days residency for Internship Readiness at William James College

Fall Semester (7 credits)
COU CN601 - Mental Health Counseling Internship I (credits: 4)(15 weeks)
COU PC522 - Counseling in Behavioral Health and Medical Settings (credits: 3) 

Spring Semester (4 credits)
COU CN602 - Mental Health Counseling Internship II (credits: 4)(15 weeks)
Comprehensive Exam (Pass/Fail)

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