What can you learn in our online master of arts in counseling program?

To graduate with your Master of Arts in Counseling, you must successfully complete 60 credit hours of coursework, including one practicum, two internships and two, one-week-long campus-based residencies. The first residency will take place during your first term, and the second will occur in the eighth term.

Graduate Core Courses

ENC 604Research Methodology and Applications3 Credits
ENC 606Interpersonal Behavior and Organizational Leadership3 Credits

Program Core Courses

ENC 530Loss and Grief Counseling1 Credit
ENC 540Human Growth and Development3 Credits
ENC 551Substance Abuse Counseling2 Credits
ENC 586Counseling Diverse Populations3 Credits
ENC 607Neurocounseling: Bridging Brain and Behavior* 3 Credits
ENC 620 Counseling Professional Orientation2 Credits
ENC 621Career and Life Planning Across the Life Span3 Credits
ENC 622Counseling: Ethics and the Law1 Credit
ENC 623Pre-Practicum in Counseling3 Credits
ENC 624Theories and Techniques of Counseling3 Credits
ENC 625Principles of Group Counseling3 Credits
ENC 630Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders3 Credits
ENC 631Crisis Intervention1 Credit
ENC 632Psychopharmacology in Counseling1 Credit
ENC 640Clinical Supervision2 Credits
ENC 641Assessment in Counseling3 Credits
ENC 654Consultation in the Helping Professions2 Credits
ENC 661Couples and Family Counseling3 Credits
ENC 690Practicum2 Credits
ENC 691Internship I1 Credit
ENC 692Internship II3 Credits

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Specialty Courses

ENC 608Brain-Based Interventions2 Credits
ENC 651Clinical Mental Health Counseling3 Credits
ENC 663Counseling and the Dynamics of Aging1 Credit

Note: Curriculum is subject to change.