BS to MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - AIM Track

In this concentration, you will gain a solid foundation and knowledge of psychological principles and practices that relate to many different occupations. The curriculum will help you build on your ability to relate to all types of people as you increase your understanding of life in a complex world.

The curriculum charts below outline a program are designed for those who wish to pursue their MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC).

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Completion Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)
    • Core courses (35 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
    • Psychology elective courses (20 cr.)
    • Elective courses (55 cr.)

Core Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 1001 Course Introduction to Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 2000 Course Psychology Seminar Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 5723 Course Multicultural Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 2009 Course Theories of Personality Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 3002 Course Introduction to Basic Statistics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 3003 Course Methods in Psychological Inquiry Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 4010 Course Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

Concentration Courses

Choose five courses from any BS in Psychology concentration.

Psychology Electives

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HUMN 5316 Course Techniques of Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 5102 Course Introduction to Mental Health Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 5306 Course Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 5722 Course Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories Credits (5 cr.)

General Electives

Choose 11 courses from general education, BS in Psychology, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. At least four credits must be at the 3000–4000 level.

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

The number of credits for completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

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