Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Counseling (Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration), Master of Education

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration prepares candidates to become counselors in community agencies and other private sectors. In addition to completing core counseling courses, candidates are required to complete courses specific to Clinical Mental Health Counseling. This concentration meets the requirements for Licensure as a Professional Counselor in Texas, as well as the requirements for the National Board for Certified Counselors.


Pre-Qualifying Courses12
Core Requirements30
Institutional Requirements6
Total Hours60

Pre-Qualifying Courses

COUN 593Human Growth and Development3
COUN 733Sem Soc & Cult Diff3
COUN 833Clinical Mental Health Counseling3
COUN 834Coun & Personality Theories3
Total Hours12

Core Requirements

COUN 611Appraisal & Assessment Techniq3
COUN 633Counseling Research3
COUN 735Coun Tech3
COUN 845Crisis Intervention3
COUN 852Addictions Counseling3
COUN 860Pre-Practicum3
COUN 861Internship I3
COUN 862Internship II3
COUN 876Career and Lifestyle Dev3
COUN 890Group Counseling3
Total Hours30


COUN 821Counseling Supervision3
COUN 836Mental Health & Psychopath3
COUN 895Ethics & Prof Issues Coun3
COUN 896Advanced Ethics3
Total Hours12

Institutional Requirements

EPSY 831Educ Statistics3
EDFD 576His Black Ed In America3
Total Hours6

Enrichment COURSES

COUN 810Coun Children & Adolescents3
COUN 817Special Topics3
COUN 821Counseling Supervision3
COUN 836Mental Health & Psychopath3
COUN 838Counseling Capstone3
COUN 841Family Counseling3
COUN 843Play Therapy3
COUN 847Consultation Theory & Practice3