Master of Science in Counseling and Human Services

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  • Pursue Your Master of Science in Counseling and Human Services

    This program is designed to provide learning opportunities to build or refine your understanding of counseling and human services in the areas of prevention, psychoeducation, diagnosis, assessment, and intervention. It could also help you develop the foundational knowledge, analytical skills, and experience necessary to assess problems and apply solutions quickly and competently.

  • Program Objectives

    Coursework covers multiple issues surrounding the fields of counseling and human services, including:

    • Human behavior systems
    • History
    • Ethics
    • Major intervention and treatment models
    • Problem analysis
    • Organizational/managerial knowledge
  • Program Outcomes

    A Master of Science in Counseling and Human Services offers the learning opportunities you could use to improve or build skills for alcohol and drug counseling or clinical mental health counseling. With coursework that covers issues involved in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of mental health challenges and conditions, you could be better positioned to explore emerging opportunities in the field.

    This program also offers the opportunity to incorporate the following applied concentration tracks to your degree path:

    • Alcohol and Drug Counseling — Pursue a deeper understanding of the complex issues regarding alcohol and drug addiction in American society. Coursework covers the biological, psychological, and sociological effects of short and/or long-term use of substances on the individual, family, and community and best practices for assessing, diagnosing, and treating those addictions. 
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling — Pursue a better understanding of counseling within the field of clinical mental health. Online courses cover issues involved with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various psychiatric disorders. You will also explore the primary models, theories, and techniques in individual, group, and family counseling.


  • Program Insights

    “This degree offers opportunities to learn about oneself and others, which is what is so neat about it. "

    – Teah L. Moore, PhD, LPCC-S, LPC, CPCS, Director of Graduate Counseling Programs

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