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M.A. in Professional Counseling
There are two emphases in the M. A. degree in Professional Counseling. A thesis is optional and encouraged. There is a strong emphasis on experiential learning integrated with the application of didactic, research-based knowledge. Internship is required as the capstone experience. Each emphasis prepares the student for private practice, agency, and/or clinical work in an institution.
  • Community Counseling (CACREP)
  • Marital, Couple and Family Counseling (CACREP)
    • 61 hour program
    • Meets requirements for both Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas
    • Field experiences include working with couples, family and systems work.
    • For more information, contact Dr. Shawn Patrick.
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  • School Counseling (CACREP)
    • 55 hour program
    • Meets academic requirements for school counseling certification in the State of Texas
    • Provides a focus in either elementary of secondary school counseling
    • Collaboration with schools in the area
    • For more information, contact Dr. Stephanie Eberts.
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(CACREP)
Theses emphasis areas meet The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs