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MAPC Program

Whether you're already in the field or looking to make a career change, if you’re considering Master’s in counseling programs, UC now offers a flexible counseling degree online that can help you become a licensed professional counselor.

The online MAPC program serves both recent baccalaureate graduates and those who want to broaden their expertise as mental health counselors by earning their licensed professional clinical counselor degree.

If you are transferring from another graduate school, please also review our transfer credit policies.

Rolling Admissions
University of the Cumberlands reviews and accepts applications for the Master’s degree in Counseling program year-round. We operate on bi-semesters: two in fall, two in spring and one in summer. Qualified applicants can begin classes at the beginning of any bi-semester.

For more information about UC and what separates us from other online schools for licensed professional counselor degree programs, call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the short Student Information Form.

Core Courses

COUN 530 Introduction to Mental Health Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 532 Introduction to Addiction Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 533 Legal & Ethical Issues in Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 534 Lifestyle & Career Development 3 credit hours
COUN 535 Psychological Assessment in Clinical Practice 3 credit hours
COUN 536 Human Growth & Development 3 credit hours
COUN 537 Etiology & Diagnosis of Abnormal Behavior 3 credit hours
COUN 538 Counseling Individuals with Diverse Needs 3 credit hours
COUN 539 Counseling Theories & Techniques I 3 credit hours
COUN 630 Counseling Theories & Techniques II 3 credit hours
COUN 631 Private Practice & Clinical Supervision 3 credit hours
COUN 632 Advanced Clinical Assessment 3 credit hours
COUN 633 Counseling During Grief & Crisis 3 credit hours
COUN 634 Marriage & Family Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 635 Child & Adolescent Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 636 Theory & Practice of Multicultural Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 637 Group Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 638 Research Methods in Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 639 Theories & Techniques for the Treatment of Process Addictions & Substance Abuse 3 credit hours
COUN 640 Psychopharmacology & Addictions 3 credit hours
COUN 641 Motivation & Change 3 credit hours
COUN 642 Family Therapy in Addiction Treatment 3 credit hours
COUN 643 Spirituality & Values in Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 645 Counseling Practicum 3 credit hours
COUN 646 Counseling Internship I 3 credit hours
COUN 647 Counseling Internship II 3 credit hours

To read more about the courses listed above head to the Course Descriptions page.


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