Master of Arts Program in Counselor Education

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Chris McDonald

Student Engagement Specialist


Offered through the School of Education and Social Sciences, the Master of Arts in Counselor Education program is designed to adhere to the standards set by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and features two specializations – Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling.  The curriculum’s focus is on the development of highly skilled mental health professionals that provide comprehensive mental health care to people in need. Download Flyer.
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60 credit hours are required to complete the program at a cost of $480 per credit hour.  A military discount is available for active-duty military, veterans, reserve/national guard, police, corrections officers, firemen, and first responders.  The program is delivered in a 16-week hybrid format with on-campus intensives held three times per semester. Full-time, half-time, and part-time cohort options available to accommodate schedule demands.  Graduates of the Master of Arts in Counselor Education program will be prepared to pursue licensure as a mental health counselor in their state.