MASTER'S IN CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
Clinical Mental Health Counseling students are prepared to work in human service settings, community mental health agencies, higher education settings, family services centers, public and private mental health agencies and treatment centers, and other related settings. Example courses in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling track include Professional Orientation, Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling, Group Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Psychopathology and Diagnosis for Counselors, and Advanced Clinical Assessment.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling track requires a minimum of 60 graduate semester credit hours and a comprehensive exam. Furthermore, students who choose the M.Ed. option complete 100 hours of practicum and 900 hours of internship. Students who choose the M.S. option complete 100 hours of practicum, 600 hours of internship, and a master's thesis. The track typically takes three years to complete.
*Beginning Summer 2021, the Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.Ed. program will require 600 hours of internship.
Questions about the Clinical Mental Health Counseling track should be directed to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Coordinator:
Dr. Todd Lewis
1919 North University Drive
NDSU Dept. 2625 PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108