General Program

Completion Requirements

  • 90–96 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (1 cr.)
    • Core courses (80 cr.) 
    • Field experience (9–15 cr.: Practicum: 100 hours; Internship: 600 hours)
  • Professional Development Plan, licensure Plan 
  • 2 Pre-practicum Labs (6 weeks) 

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 855-646-5286.

Courses

The courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence. Each 11-week quarter, except for the first and ninth quarter, includes two concurrent 11-week courses.

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code COUN 6101 Course Foundations for Graduate Study in Counseling Credits (1 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code COUN 6100 Course Introduction to Mental Health Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code COUN 6316 Course Techniques in Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code COUN 6722 Course Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code CPLB 601L Course Pre-Practicum 1 Credits (0 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code COUN 6306 Course Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code COUN 6723 Course Multicultural Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code COUN 6360 Course Assessment in Counseling and Education Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code COUN 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code COUN 6720 Course Diagnosis and Assessment Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code COUN 6250 Course Group Process and Dynamics Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code CPLB 602L Course Pre-Practicum 2 Credits (0 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code COUN 6626 Course Research Methodology and Program Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code COUN 6726 Course Couples and Family Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code COUN 6753 Course Career Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code COUN 6785 Course Social Change in Action: Prevention, Consultation, and Advocacy Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 8 Course Code COUN 6730 Course Counseling Addictive Disorders Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 8 Course Code COUN 6743 Course Psychopharmacology Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 9 Course Code COUN 6336 Course Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Response Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 9 Course Code COUN 6671 Course Counseling Practicum Credits (3-5 cr.)
Quarter 10 Course Code COUN 6682A Course Counseling Internship I Credits (3–5 cr.)
Quarter 11 Course Code COUN 6682B Course Counseling Internship II Credits (3–5 cr.)
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