Psychology & Counseling Department

Interested in Learning More About This Program?

Please contact:
Shamshad Ahmed, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Coordinator
570-348-6211, ext. 2319
sahmed@marywood.edu

The course sequence below applies to any student entering the program for Fall 2017.

Course

Credits

Taken

1st Year Fall

9

9

COUN 507: Principles and Practices of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

3

 

COUN 525: Theories of Counseling

3

 

**COUN 530: Ethics and Professional Conduct for Counselors

3

 

1st Year Spring

9

18

*COUN 500: Field Placement Prep

0

 

**COUN 518: Foundational Counseling Techniques

3

 

COUN 532: Multicultural Issues for Professional Counselors

3

 

COUN 543: Group Process in Counseling

3

 

1st Year Summer

6

24

COUN 514: Human Development

3

 

Elective:

3

 

2nd Year Fall *apply for candidacy

9

33

COUN 561: Testing and Assessment in Counseling

3

 

*COUN 505: Career Development

3

 

**COUN 544: Advanced Counseling Techniques

3

 

2nd Year Spring

9

42

* COUN 545: Practicum: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Group Supervision)

COUN 545a-c: Practicum: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Individual Supervision)

3

0

 

COUN 501: Research Methodology

3

 

COUN xxx: Psychopathology Across the Lifespan

3

 

2nd Year Summer

6

48

Elective:

3

 

Elective:

3

 

3rd Year Fall *take comps

6

54

*COUN 553: Internship: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

3

 

COUN 584: Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling

3

 

3rd Year Spring *register for graduation

6

60

*COUN 553: Internship: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

0

 

COUN 582: Addiction Counseling

3

 

Elective:

3

 

DEAN 057: must register the semester of graduation

0

 

Total Credits

60

NOTES: revised 5/2017

* = Course requires clearances = Course requires a grade of B or better

1 = Students may take either Child and Adolescent OR Adult Psychopathology

  • The comprehensive exam is required for program completion should be taken at least 1 semester prior to graduation
  • Students must take 12 credits (4 classes) of electives. One of these electives can be an extended (3 credits/300 hours) internship.
  • Course selections must be discussed with the student's advisor and individual financial aid situations critically evaluated. Typically, students taking less than 6 credits per semester are subject to financial aid penalties.
  • Students are responsible for ensuring that all courses for the degree are taken.
  • All courses are offered on basis of enrollment and are subject to change.