Online MSED
Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Online MSED[br] Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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Our Master of Science in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling trains highly skilled counselors who are committed to serving the needs of individuals and their communities.

  • Designed to prepare you for the licensed professional counselor exam
  • Perfect for people already in counseling that are seeking licensure and those new to the field
  • Practice what you learn in the community during your practicum and two internships

Excel as community leaders, advocates, and practitioners who model compassionate service to humanity and foster the well-being of society.

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licensure and careers

As more people seek mental health counseling services, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of mental health counselors will grow a remarkable 25 percent from 2019 to 2029. That’s more than triple the average for all occupations.

St. Bonaventure’s online clinical mental health counseling master’s degree will prepare you to change the lives of people in diverse environments.

Our accredited program provides students with an educational path that combines quality and affordability. With a focused curriculum, dedicated support from faculty and advisers, and internship placement, graduates have a 95 percent pass rate on the licensed professional counselor exam.

Graduates Work in:
  • Colleges
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Health Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Organizations
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Facilities
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Public and Private Practices
  • Residential Care Facilities
  • Scientific/Technical Facilities
MSED Clinical Mental Health Graduate Statistics
Statistics 2021-2022
# of Graduates 39
Completion Rate 53%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate 100%
Job Placement Rate 100%
CE 500. Research Methods: 3 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the many methodologies commonly used in the education professions of teaching,counseling,and leadership. Participants will recognize the characteristics of well-designed quantitative and qualitative research and what methodologies may be used to best address given research questions. Design of an original research project and critical analysis of both qualitative and quantitative research are components of the course.

CE 510. Introduction to the Profession of Counseling: 3 Credits

To acquaint the student with the field of Counseling Psychology. This is the introductory graduate course in counseling which provides a general overview and survey of the profession. Roles and responsibilities of counselors across a variety of settings will be examined.

CE 511. Advanced Human Growth and Development: 3 Credits

The course addresses development and cognitive processes governing learning from conception to death. Normative, non-normative and historical effects within childhood, adolescence, adulthood and later life are presented. Formal developmental and learning theory is emphasized in conjunction with practical interpretation and application. The course provides an orientation and background for sound educational practices.

CE 540. Diagnosis of Psychopathology: 3 Credits

To acquaint the beginning graduate student with the practice of diagnosing psychopathology. The definitions and distinctions between the various mental disorders are presented, as well as an introduction to the current research in the field, a discussion of the numerous continual controversial issues, and a review of the databased treatment approaches. In addition, this course will assist the graduate student to understand the nature, needs, and problems of individuals at all developmental levels over the life span and within a multicultural and diverse society.

CE 625A. Internship 1 Agency Counseling: 300 Hours

To provide the student with the opportunity to work within the field as a counseling intern. Primary supervision of the intern will be conducted by the counselor on site. Students will work in an agency setting. A total of 300 clock hours are required of all students.

CE 638. Multicultural Counseling: 3 Credits

To provide the student with the opportunity to work within the field as a counseling intern. Primary supervision of the intern will be conducted by the counselor on site. Students will work in an agency setting. A total of 300 clock hours are required of all students.