Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling*

Our 60-credit hour Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling sets itself apart from others with our focus on an intersectional approach to mental health through the lens of race, gender and sexuality throughout the program. 

*Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Core Courses (54 credit hours)

  • Counseling Theories I
  • Professional Orientation to Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling Diverse Populations: Social, Linguistic & Cultural Foundations
  • Individual Appraisal and Assessment
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Advanced Psychopathology: Assessment, Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Principles and Techniques of Counseling
  • Group Theory and Process
  • Crisis, Trauma & Grief Counseling: Impact, Intervention and Management
  • Addictions and Substance Use
  • Counseling Theories II
  • Human Growth & Development Across the Lifespan
  • Internship in Mental Health Counseling (6 credit hours)
  • Research Program & Evaluation
  • Lifestyle and Career Development Assessment
  • Psychopharmacology & Biological Bases of Behavior

Elective Courses (6 credit hours)

  • Couple & Family Counseling
  • Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Mental Health Consequences of Experiences of Discrimination
  • Women & Mental Health

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Contact Us

Rachael  Nicholos Zaka

Rachael Nicholos Zakas

Phone: 404.471.6894

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