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Master of Arts in Counseling

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Master of Arts in Counseling program is to prepare students to serve as professional counselors in a variety of areas of mental health. This degree provides the academic and practical requirement to prepare for state licensure.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

  • Understand and demonstrate a variety of theories of counseling and apply the knowledge in the therapeutic environment.
  • Understand and develop personal identities, professional issues, and ethics as a counselors.
  • Apply a personal therapeutic approach in the context of the counseling environment to help people resolve behavioral, relational, and spiritual issues and problems.

COURSES

Core Courses

21 Credit Hours (Select 7 courses)

CO 501 Survey of Counseling 3
CO 503 Psycho Pathology 3
CO 505 Counseling and Personality Psychology 3
CO 523 Marriages and Family Counseling I 3
CO 524 Testing and Assessment in Psychology 3
CO 525 Basic Skills in Counseling 3
CO 526 Counselor Professional Identity, Function, and Ethics 3
CO 527 Group Counseling 3
CO 528 Cross Cultural Counseling 3
CO 530 Human Growth and Development 3

Concentration Courses

12 Credit Hours (Select 4 course)

< Marriage and Family >
CO 611 Family Systems and Theory 3
CO 612 Couple Interaction and Counseling 3
CO 613 Crisis Counseling 3
CO 614 Human Sexuality and Counseling 3
CO 630 Addiction and Substance Abuse 3
< School Counseling >
CO 620 School Counseling 3
CO 621 Therapy with Children and Adolescents 3
CO 624 Career Counseling 3
CO 630 Addiction and Substance Abuse 3

Free Electives

9 Credit Hours

Internship Courses

6 Credit Hours

CO 625 Counseling Internship I3
CO 626 Counseling Internship II3
*required

Total

48 Credit Hours

CO 504 Research and Statistics**3
CO 627 Counseling Practicum**3
CO 628 Counseling Internship III**3
**required for licensure

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851 Parr Rd, Wentzville, MO 63385
(636)327-4645
usa@midwest.edu
Copyright © 2015 Midwest University
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