MS in Counselor Education: Clinical Mental Health Counseling Track

Our Clinical Mental Health Counseling track prepares students for professional counseling in different settings blending research and theory with practical applied experience.

This track provides students with core classes that include personality theories, cross-cultural counseling, psychopathology and clinical experiences. 

In this track, you focus on building awareness, skills and techniques that will make you an effective mental health counselor to individuals across the lifespan. You learn to provide individual and group counseling to individuals from diverse cultural groups and how to diagnose mental disorders. Successfully completing the program makes you eligible for national certification and state licensure in mental health counseling.

Continuing Education Credit opportunities are available.

Check out the facts and job outlook for clinical mental health counselors on the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

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Program of Study - Fall Admission

  • Fall Admission Year 1
    Fall Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    MHS 5400Intro to SkillsIn Person
    MHS 6700EthicsOnline
    MHS 8830ResearchIn Person
    Spring Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    EDP 6277DevelopmentalOnline
    MHS 6802TheoriesOnline
    MHS 6020FoundationsIn Person
    Summer Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    MHS 5340Ed. Voc.Online
    MHS 6200MeasurementIn Person
    SDS 6411Child/AdolescentIn Person
     
  • Fall Admission Year 2
    Fall Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    MHS 6428Cross CulturalIn Person
    MHS 6427PsychopathologyOnline
    MHS 6450SubstanceIn Person
    Spring Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    MHS 6511GroupIn Person
    SDS 5460CrisisOnline
    MHS 6470SexualityIn Person
    Summer Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    MHS 6411ConsultationIn Person
    MHS 6800PracticumIn Person
     
  • Fall Admission Year 3
    Fall Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    MHS 6820InternshipIn Person
    Spring Semester
    Course NumberCourse NameModality
    MHS 6820InternshipIn Person
    *If choosing to split internship into two semesters.

Contact Us

Department of Counseling, Recreation and School Psychology
11200 SW 8th Street, ZEB 310
Miami, FL 33199
Tel: 305-348-9905