Masters in Mental Health Counseling Degree Requirements

The MA in Mental Health Counseling program is a full-time, 60 credit program designed to be completed in two years. Four- to- five classes are taken during each of four semesters (see below for the sequence of classes). All classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 - 4:30 PM and 5 - 7:30 PM, ​with one additional class held from 10 AM - 12:30 PM on either Tuesday or Thursday. Individuals must agree to commit to this schedule in order to be accepted into the program. We are unable to accept part-time or non-matriculated students at this time. 

The Two-Year Sequence

Semester 1    

  • V2000 - Developmental Psychology
  • V5500 - Psychopathology
  • V6532 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling
  • V6584 - Professional Orientation and Ethics
  • V6597 - Foundations of Mental Health Counseling and Consultation

Semester 2

  • V6540 - Trauma and Resilience
  • V6556 - Group Dynamics and Group Counseling
  • V6575 - Assessment & Appraisal of Individuals, Couples, Families and Groups
  • V6587 - Clinical Instruction/EBT
  • V7000 - Drug and Alcohol Abuse Diagnosis & Treatment

Semester 3

  • V6560 - Multicultural Issues in Counseling
  • V6563 - Research and Program Evaluation
  • V6582 - Counseling Adolescents
  • V6589 - Practicum in Counseling I
  • V6593 - Family and Couples Counseling I

Semester 4   

  • V6564 - Psychoeducational and Community Interventions
  • V6590 - Practicum in Counseling II
  • V6591 - Lifestyle and Career Development
  • V6594 - Family and Couples Counseling II

Plus one elective course to be taken as desired.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the program, please contact Dr. Tiffany Floyd at

Last Updated: 07/29/2021 16:56