Counseling Programs at UWS

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Our current cultural, political and medical landscape has made it abundantly clear how much our emotional, behavioral and mental health matters. There is no better time than now to pursue a degree in clinical mental health counseling.

Learn how you can become a healing force in your community with a degree from UWS.

Counseling-Focused Degree Options

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS-CMHC) program at UWS is designed for students who want to diagnose and treat those with mental health disorders as licensed counselors. As careers progress, students can become clinical supervisors and mental and behavioral health program administrators.

MS-CMHC FAST FACTS

  • 100% online coursework with meaningful contact with instructors and peers
  • 8-12 quarters (2-3 years) – flexible pacing for working professionals
  • Entry Term: Spring, Summer and Fall
  • 90 quarter credits (60 semester credits)

UWS also offers a Doctor of Education (EdD) in Sport and Performance Psychology, with a Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialization. This program is an ideal option for candidates who may be interested in earning their clinical mental health counseling master’s and an EdD in sport and performance psychology in one streamlined program.

EdD-SPP, CMHC FAST FACTS

  • Mostly online coursework with meaningful contact with instructors and peers
  • 16 quarters (4-5 years) – flexible pacing for working professionals
  • Entry Term: Spring, Summer and Fall
  • 142 quarter credits (94.7 semester credits)

UNIQUE FEATURES OF THESE PROGRAMS

  • Standardized patient component which provides unique and personalized learning for clinical mental health counseling students. Faculty design specific case studies, which create opportunities for students to apply their knowledge in simulated “real-world” scenarios with specially trained actors.
  • Instructors that are active in the field.
  • Dual-degree doctoral option.