Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Overview

Historic. Accredited. Online.

Grace College and Theological Seminary has a rich history of offering graduate counseling degrees since 1995. The online 60-credit hour Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program was developed in 2010 and is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) through 2020. Our CMHC students complete the majority of their coursework in a fully online format while attending an annual 7-10 day Residency on campus in scenic Winona Lake (IN). The CMHC is also available as a Residential program.

CACREP Accreditation Information

Courses

Year 1

Fall

Residency
CPY 5350 I - Counseling Skills
Session A
CPY 5350 I - Counseling Skills (cont. from residency) 
CPY 5100 I - Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Session B
CPY 5200 I - Personality & Counseling Theories

Spring

Session A
CPY 6400 I - Human Growth & Development
CPY 6520 I -Social & Cultural Issues
Session B
CPY 5250 I – Psychopathology
Summer
CPY 5050 I - Theology in Counseling 
CPY 5590 I - Research & Statistics (16 week course) 

Year 2

Fall

Residency
CPY 5700 I - Practicum (16 week course) 
Session A
CPY 6200 I - Ethical & Legal Issues
CPY 5700 I - Practicum (cont. from residency) 
Session B
CPY 6350 I - Group Counseling 
CPY 5700 I - Practicum (cont. from residency)

Spring

Session A
CPY 5690 I - Psychological Testing & Measurement
CPY 5150 I - Marriage & Family Counseling
Session B
CPY 5650 I - Addictions Counseling

Summer

CPY 5380 I - Psychotherapy w/ Children & Adolescents

CPY 5750 I - Gender and Sexuality

Year 3

Fall

Session A
CPY 6700 I - Internship (16 week course)
CPY 6600 I - Lifestyle and Career Counseling
Session B
CPY 6700 I - Internship (16 week course)

Spring

Session A
CPY 6710 I - Advanced Internship (16 week course) 
Session B
CPY 5500 I - Psychotherapy & Trauma
CPY 6710 I - Advanced Internship (16 week course)

Residency

CPY 6800 I - Comprehensive Exam (no credit - program requirement)
CPY 6900 I - Portfolio Defense (no credit - program requirement)

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Careers

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