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  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Official University Catalog

Psychology, B.S. and Counseling, M.A. (Online 4+1) (PSCM):Global


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Below is the list of curriculum for the 4+1 to be offered to our global students. For this online program, the existing B.S. in Psychology will be paired with the newly revised M.A in Counseling. Students will be eligible for 9 hours of parallel coursework as undergraduate students once they receive provisional admission to the graduate program. Students will follow the same admissions process in the online program, applying for provisional admission to the graduate program once they have reached junior status with 60 hours of coursework completed.

Total UG Credit Hours: 120


General Education Courses (50 hours)


Theology and Vocation Courses (12 Hours)


General Elective Courses (16 hours)


Professional Counseling Specialization (LPC)(66 hours)


Students pursuing the professional counseling specialization will be eligible for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Students interested in pursuing dual licensure as a marriage & family therapist (LMFT) can use 8 hours of their total 8 hours of electives to complete those eligibility requirements (PSYC 5083 ; PSYC 5383 ; PSYC 6033 ).

Completion of the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) by all Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy students AND exam completion prior to enrolling in PSYC 6012 or PSYC 6013 practicum course.

Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization (LMFT)(66 hours)


Students pursuing the marriage & family therapy specialization will be eligible for licensure as a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT). Students interested in pursuing dual licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) can use 6 hours of their total 6 hours of electives to complete those eligibility requirements (PSYC 5203 ; PSYC 5223 ).

Completion of the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) by all Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy students AND exam completion prior to enrolling in PSYC 6012 or PSYC 6013 practicum course.

School Counseling Specialization (MSC)(66 hours)


Students pursuing the School Counseling specialization will be eligible for both licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) and certification as a school counselor. Therefore, the total number of hours for the program does not allow for elective coursework.

*Those students pursuing school counseling certification must take MEDU 5563 - Diversity in Schools  in lieu of PSYC 5093 - Counseling Diverse Populations  

Students seeking school counseling certification must provide a service record showing evidence of two years of teaching experience. Evidence of service or evidence of current progress toward service must be provided prior to the scheduling of the first practicum course. Students must pass the practice exam prior to receiving approval to sit for the state exam. A recommendation is that students pass the practice exam prior to the first practicum. Since students must complete 66 credit hours to meet school counseling certification requirements, a requirement for licensing is that students also complete the coursework for professional counseling eligibility.

Completion of the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) by all Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy students AND exam completion prior to enrolling in PSYC 6012 or PSYC 6013 practicum course.

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