M.S. in Counseling at Divine Mercy University
The Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) from Divine Mercy University is a program that embraces the Catholic-Christian vision of the person and educates on the core dispositions established by industry standards. Students acquire the necessary counseling knowledge and skills to engage in communities as effective community leaders and social justice advocates. Graduates are compassionate and ethical in their work as trained professionals that honor and respect the innate dignity of every person in a global, diverse population.
The Divine Mercy University online M.S. in Counseling degree requires 66 semester credit hours of coursework, as well as a practicum experience of 100 hours with a minimum of 40 hours of direct services and an internship of 600 hours with a minimum of 240 hours of direct service. Students are also required to travel to complete three extended weekend residencies in the duration of the program.
State-of-the-art technology is used for both asynchronous (traditional online learning) with significant use of videotaping of various clinical and professional skills to be reviewed by peers and faculty, and synchronous learning where students will have virtual face-to-face interactions in their learning process.
What can I do with an M.S. in Counseling degree?
Master-level professional counselors are employed by a variety of organizations including:
🔴 clinical mental health agencies
🔴 counseling centers
🔴 private practices
🔴 church/mission settings
🔴 hospitals, in-patient facilities
🔴 school support services
🔴 military facilities
🔴 and in overseas settings.
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