Advanced Counseling Post Master's Certificate Program

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Program Requirements

Core Courses
COUN 579Appraisal of the Individual3
COUN 604Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis3
COUN 605Clinical Mental Health Counseling3
Select 0-6 credits of elective coursework from the list below with advisor approval. The number of electives needed is determined by how many credits a student needs beyond their Master's degree to meet the New Jersey state licensure requirements for the Licensed Associate Counselor credential.0-6
COUN 654Internship in Counseling I3
Total Credits12-18


COUN 540Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling3
COUN 564Counseling Children and Adolescents3
COUN 569Treatment in the Context of the Family3
COUN 570Counseling Adults3
COUN 590Clinical Applications in Addictions Counseling3
COUN 640Counseling Co-Occurring Disorders3
COUN 651Strategies in Gerontological Counseling3
COUN 652Introduction to Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling3
COUN 653Special Topics in Counseling3
COUN 665Ecotherapy: Applied Ecopsychology3
COUN 666Advanced Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling3
COUN 667Counseling the Adoption Triad3
COUN 668Supervision, Consultation and Leadership3
COUN 672Counseling Older Adults3
COUN 673Gender Issues in Counseling3

Roadmap to Program Completion

First Year
COUN 6043COUN 6543Elective Course0-3
COUN 6053COUN 5793Elective Course0-3
 6 6 0-6
Total Credits 12-18