Masters of Science in Counseling Thomas University
The Master of Science in Counseling (MSC) degree is designed to prepare highly skilled counselors who are committed to advocating for and serving the needs of those in their community. Thomas University offers a fully online program with four specialization tracks for students to choose from Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, Addictions Counseling, and Professional School Counseling. All courses are taught by doctoral-level professors with years of experience and credentials in the field. Each core curriculum class maintains a cap of 1:12 faculty-to-student ratio, with fieldwork supervision maintaining a 1:6 ratio. Small class sizes offer individual attention for exploration of content with peers and professors, giving students the opportunity to develop the interpersonal skills required to be effective counselors.
This 60-credit hour program prepares students for practice through rigorous didactic training and clinical fieldwork experience that can be completed in their local geographic area. The foundational curriculum is comprised of 45-credit hours that encompass all licensure curricula, with the remaining 15-credit hours rounding out the requirements for the specialization area.
Students who choose to pursue multiple specializations will need to complete the required coursework and clinical hours for the additional specialization.
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