M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

College of Education and Social Work
Common Core Requirements
Degree Candidacy Requirements
EDC 503Professional Orientation to Counseling 13
EDC 506Counseling Research Methods and Program Evaluation3
EDC 567Group Dynamics 13
EDC 570Fundamentals of the Helping Relationship 13
EDC 571Counseling Theory and Techniques 13
Other Common Core Requirements
EDC 520Social and Cultural Diversity Issues in Counseling3
EDC 521Human Development Through Life Span3
EDC 556Career Development Theories and Practices3
EDC 572Fundamentals of Assessment, Diagnosis, and Mental Health Intervention3
Specialty Requirements
EDC 551Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling3
EDC 552Trauma and Crisis Intervention Work and the Professional Counselor3
EDC 553Introduction to Addictions Counseling3
EDC 557Advanced Counseling Skills and Techniques3
EDC 560Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Counselors3
Field Experience Requirements
EDC 580Practicum in Mental Health Counseling3
EDC 605Clinical Mental Health Counseling Internship3
Select 9 credits of electives from the courses below:
EDC 554Grief Counseling3
EDC 555Marriage and Family Counseling3
EDC 561Current Issues in Mental Health3
EDC 558Counseling Military Professionals, Veterans, and Their Families3
Total Minimum Credits Required60

Required for degree candidacy.  These courses must be taken before the student's 9th course.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.