Whether you're already in the field or looking to make a career change, we now offer flexible Master's in Counseling programs that can help you become a licensed professional counselor. Our Master of Arts in Professional Counseling program is designed for students aspiring to become licensed professional counselors.
The online Master's in Counseling program serves both recent baccalaureate graduates and licensed professionals who want to broaden their expertise as mental health counselors in community settings.
Recognition of Post-baccalaureate Professional Experience
Students who have a bachelor’s degree, who have been practicing in a counseling-related field, and whose practice is approved by a state license or certificate may be eligible to substitute independent study coursework (Case Reports, a Master’s Thesis or some combination of these two options ) for specific courses in the program.
If you are transferring from another graduate school, please also review our transfer credit policies.
University of the Cumberlands reviews and accepts applications 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.
Start working toward your Master’s degree in Counseling today! Call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the short Student Information Form.
|PSYOL 530||Introduction to Mental Health Counseling||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 531||Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 532||Lifespan Development||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 533||Personality Theories in Clinical Practice||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 534||Lifestyle and Career Counseling||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 535||Psychological Testing in Clinical Practice||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 536||Counseling Research Methods||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 537||Etiology and Diagnosis of Abnormal Behavior||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 538||Counseling, Psychotherapy and Consulting||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 539||Counseling Diverse Populations||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 630||Counseling during Grief and Crisis (also offered on campus (PSYC 630)||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 631||Counseling Theory and Practice (also offered on campus (PSYC 631)||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 632||Drug Abuse and Dependency (also offered on campus (PSYC 632)||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 633||Group Counseling (also offered on campus (PSYC 633)||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 634||Marriage and Family Counseling (also offered on campus (PSYC 634)||3 credit hours|
|PSYOL 635||Child and Adolescent Counseling (also offered on campus (PSYC 635)||3 credit hours|
|PSYC 560||Counseling Practicum I||(300 clock hours – 6 credit hours)|
|PSYC 660||Counseling Practicum II||(300 clock hours – 6 credit hours)|
|PSYC 690-6*||Case Report Option||3 credit hours|
|PSYC 699*||Master's Thesis Option||15 credit hours|
*These courses are only available to students who have been granted recognition for their Post-baccalaureate Professional Experience
Note: If course requirement is waived, the corresponding units must be made up in Case Reports.
Requires 51 to 60 credit hours of coursework designed to be completed in 2 years. Program can be completed in 1-year for students with Advanced Standing Course Catalog
Upcoming Term Dates
Mar 4, 2013
May 6, 2013
July 1, 2013
Sep 3, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
Credit hour $400
3 credit hour course $1,200
60 hour program $24,000
CP I Supervision $3,750
CP II Supervision $3,750
Total Entry Level $31,500