Counseling Program Concentrations
We offer three different concentrations in our Masters in Counseling program. Each concentration exceeds CACREP accreditation requirements. Learn more about each one.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling option prepares students who wish to qualify for licensure as Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) in Michigan. Students will gain knowledge and experience in research, group techniques, counseling theories, ethics, counseling techniques, counseling philosophy, testing procedures, career development, and consulting. Practicum and internship experiences will complete the minimum requirements. Elective hours will allow the individual student to gain additional knowledge and experience in areas of particular interest. Most teaching Syllabi are available upon request.
The School Counseling option is designed for students with Teacher Certification who wish to earn a School Counselor Endorsement or non-teachers who wish to earn a School Counselor License. Potential work settings would include elementary schools, middle schools, secondary schools, or K-12 schools. School Counseling graduates meet the academic requirements for professional counseling licensure in Michigan and are eligible to apply for the Limited License Professional Counselor (LLPC) credential. Please consult with your academic advisor. Most teaching Syllabi are available upon request.
The Addiction concentration prepares students interested in qualifying for licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) in Michigan and who wish to work in the addiction field. Potential work settings would include community-based social service agencies, institutions of higher education, criminal justice institutions, counseling personnel in public and private schools, and private practice. Most teaching Syllabi are available upon request.
MA in Counseling: Addictions
Master of Arts in Counseling: Addictions Concentration
MA in Counseling:
School Counseling: Become an Advocate for Children and Adolescents