The Master of Arts degree with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a professional degree designed to meet the academic requirements for the Ohio Professional Counselor (PC) license. The Program is also accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Accordingly, this degree is awarded to the candidate who has demonstrated a capacity for professional performance by satisfactorily completing the course of study. Students will learn the theory and practice of counseling and be able to apply counseling skills in a knowledgeable and skilled manner to areas such as appraisal, lifestyle and career development, counseling theory, group process, professional, and clinical issues.
Requirements for M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
60 total credit hours are required.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Arts Program requirements are divided into five groupings that will lead the student through a general sequence of academic experiences. Introductory courses are presented in Group I, with intermediate offerings available in Group II. Group III requirements should be attempted only after most of the Group I & II courses are completed. Group V requirements should be completed after Group IV courses.