Master’s in Counseling – Marshall University
The Master’s in Counseling programs main goal is to prepare aspiring Counselors to serve their communities and schools as ethical, competent, and culturally sensitive practitioners. The Master’s in Counseling program is a 60-hour planned program of study designed to meet the necessary competencies of professional counselors, and satisfies the curricular requirements for counselor licensure. There are currently two distinct Areas of Emphasis offered within the Counseling program. Curricular elements consist of core courses required of all counseling majors and emphasis courses specific to mental health counseling and school counseling.
Areas of emphasis:
Clinical Mental Health Emphasis
Program graduates in the Clinical Mental Health Emphasis are eligible to apply for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential through the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling when they complete post-graduate supervision and pass the National Counselor Exam.
School Counseling Empahasis