Jan 31, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate School Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate School Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Counselor Education

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I. Admission Requirements

Admission to any counselor education  Clinical mental health, School, or Career counselings programs are competitive and requires students to present with scores from the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE test and to engage in an interview with counseling faculty that includes a writing exercise.   

II. Curriculum Requirements for all counseling programs

Concentration Courses

Total Credit Hours for Clinical Mental Health Counseling - 60 hours

*The following couses are additional ones for the Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) credential:

CON 5326  -  Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Addictions  

CON 5327  -  Prevention, Treatment, & Intervention of Alcohol, Drug & Behavioral Addictions  

CON 5328  -  Alcohol, Drug & Behavioral Addictions: Family & Crisis Intervention  

School Counseling ( campus and online options)

In addtion to the 42 hours of required courses for all counseling program, students take the following specialty classes (18 hours)

Total Credit Hours for School Counseling - 60 hours

Career Counseling (campus and online options)

In addtion tothe 42 hours of required courses for all counseling programs, student take the following speciality classes (6 hours)

Total Credit Hours for Career Counseling 48 hours

III. Exit Requirements

  1. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher is required.
  2. Students are required to have documentation of a minimum of 700 supervised hours of field placement in a setting specific to their specialization track.  These hours include 100 clock hours in Practicum and 600 clock hours in Internship.
  3. All students must successfully pass a written comprehensive examination and, prior to graduation, are eligible and encouraged to take the national counseling examinations and Praxis II specialty tests if these apply to their specialization track.
  4. All students must conduct an individual final portfolio defense demonstrating mastery of the core competencies of their track.

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