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Columbus State University

Master of Science Clinical Mental Health Counseling

College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area 1 Professional Core Required Hours: 9
COUN 6115 Ethics and Professional Issues in Counseling
COUN 6225 Counseling Skills 1
COUN 6110 Research Methods and Design in Counseling

Area 2 Concentration Required Hours: 45
COUN 6000 Portfolio/Exit Exam
COUN 6105 Psychological Aspects of Substance Abuse
COUN 6117 Diagnosis in Counseling
COUN 6118 Career Development
COUN 6119 Human Growth and Development
COUN 6155 Counseling Theory
COUN 6175 Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 6245 Individual Analysis
COUN 6265 Group Techniques and Procedures
COUN 6405 Applied Practice in Community Counseling
COUN 6698 Internship in Community Counseling
COUN 6785 Seminar in Community Counseling
COUN 7165 Counseling Children
COUN 7215 Family Therapy Process and Practice
COUN 7225 Crisis Intervention

Area 3 Electives Required Hours: 6
Select six semester hours from the following:
COUN 6185 Gender Issues in Counseling
COUN 6255 Play Therapy
COUN 6555 Selected Topics in Counseling
COUN 6899 Independent Study
COUN 7185 Family Psychopathology
COUN 7275 Adv Tech in Marr/Family Therapy
COUN 7285 Marriage and Family Assessment
COUN 7286 Marriage Systems Theory/Therapy

Total Hours Required: 60