Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online), M.C.M.H.C.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 60

Program Code: M202

Program Requirements

  • This program is Non-Thesis Only.
Core Courses (24 hours)
H R 5433Group Counseling in Human Relations3
H R 5453Ethical Issues in H R Counseling3
H R 5503Research for Counseling3
H R 5533Counseling Theories in Clinical Mental Health Counseling3
H R 5563Career Counseling3
H R 5593Multicultural Counseling3
H R 5613Assessment and Evaluation in Counseling3
H R 5923Human Growth and Development3
Required Focused Courses (36 hours)
H R 5283Clinical Practicum3
H R 5413Addiction Counseling3
H R 5463Counseling Skills in Human Relations3
H R 5483Diagnosis in Human Relations Counseling3
H R 5513Couples and Family Counseling3
H R 5633Advanced Counseling Skills3
H R 5643Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counseling3
H R 5663Psychopathology3
H R 5883Introduction to the Counseling Profession3
H R 5893Psychopharmacology3
H R 5903Counseling Internship I3
H R 5913Counseling Internship II3
Total Credit Hours60


  • For Non-Thesis students, the comprehensive exam will be completed during the last two semesters of the program concurrently with Counseling Internship I and, if needed, Counseling Internship II.


Transfer credits are not accepted for the online Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.