This 15-credit post-master’s certificate program prepares counselors and other human services professionals for specialized areas of practice in clinical mental health counseling. The program is designed for students who want to complete the academic requirements for their clinical professional counselor license.
Students develop individualized programs of study with the assistance of a faculty adviser. Applicants are required to have completed a master’s degree in counseling or a related field from an accredited institution. An internship is available and encouraged, but not required. When an internship is included in the program of study, students must complete a minimum of a 600-hour internship experience.
Applicants are required to have completed a master’s degree in counseling or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education and submit official transcripts from all accredited post-secondary institutions attended, a statement of personal and career goals, a detailed résumé or curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation.
Note: Letters are not required for students currently enrolled in the School of Education’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling master’s programs.