Course Offerings and Descriptions

Program of study leading to a Master's of Science (M.S.) degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC). Total credits required for M.S. degree is 60 credits. Students will choose 3 out of the 5 elective courses offered. All other courses are mandatory.

Course No. 

Course Description

Credits

Required Courses (51 credits required):

MHC 5100

Counseling Orientation and Ethics

3

MHC 5120

Counseling Theories

3

MHC 5140

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Foundations

3

MHC 5160

Developmental Theories

3

MHC 5180

Counseling Skills

3

MHC 5200

Methods of Research

3

MHC 5220

Social and Cultural Aspects of Counseling

3

MHC 5240

Psychopathology

3

MHC 5250

Psycho-diagnostics and Treatment in Counseling

3

MHC 5260

Assessment in Counseling

3

MHC 5300

Group Counseling

3

MHC 5320

Career and Vocational Counseling

3

MHC 5330

Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling

3

MHC 5350

Community and Crisis Mental Health Counseling

3

MHC 5500

Counseling Practicum

3

MHC 5540

Internship in Counseling I

3

MHC 5560

Internship in Counseling II

3

Electives (Complete 3 courses for 9 credits):

9

MHC 5400

Spirituality and Counseling

*

MHC 5410

Expressive Projectives and Play Therapy Techniques

*

MHC 5420

Social Justice and Advocacy Issues in Counseling

*

MHC 5440

Marriage and Family Counseling

*

MHC 5560

Psychopharmacology for the Mental Health Counselor

*

MHC 5590

Special Issues in Counseling

*

Thesis Course **(0 credits required):

MHC 5950

Comprehensive Exam and e-Portfolio

0

 

Total Credits Required =

60

  

 

Mental Health Counseling By the Numbers

50

States offering licensure to

practice privately

139,800+

Practicing, independent, mental health

counselors in the U.S.

19%

Projected job growth over the next

8 years

6,800+

Certified, licensed and practicing mental

health professionals in N.Y.

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