Military Families and Culture

Help families cope with the complex emotional challenges of military life with a specialization in Military Families and Culture. Explore the nuances of military culture as well as the common hardships associated with the military lifestyle—from prolonged separation and combat-related injuries to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Coursework in this specialization also examines considerations and best practices for counseling active military personnel, veterans, spouses, and children.

Completion Requirements

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.


Course Code Course Credits
Course Code COUN 6404 Course Military Culture Credits 5
Course Code COUN 6406 Course Working with Military Spouses, Families, and Children Credits 5

*You can focus on a general counseling area and complete your field experience before the Military Families and Culture courses or focus on a specific area of Military Families and Culture and complete your field experience after your specialization coursework.

Click here for the Program Outcomes Report.

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