Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling


The Master program in Clinical Counseling focus in the use of scientific and applied behavioral science theories, methods, and techniques for the purpose of describing, preventing, and treating undesired behavior and enhancing mental health and human development. Students can work in a Christian based organization or, upon completion of State licensure requirements, in any mental health organization.


  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Spanish


Students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate, assess, diagnose, and treat emotional and mental dysfunctions or disorders, behavioral disorders, interpersonal relationships, sexual dysfunction, alcoholism, and substance abuse, using methods of a psychological nature.
  2. Apply psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, and sex therapy.
  3. Offer counseling, behavior modification, consultation, client-centered advocacy, crisis intervention, and the provision of needed information and education to clients.,
  4. Use methods of a psychological nature to evaluate, assess, diagnose, treat, and prevent emotional and mental disorders and dysfunctions (whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral), behavioral disorders, sexual dysfunction, alcoholism, or substance abuse.
  5. Practice mental health counseling including clinical research into more effective psychotherapeutic modalities for the treatment and prevention of such conditions.


– Enrollment Agreement filled and signed.
– Bachelor degree in Counseling or in related areas of study.
– Diplomas of previous studies.
– Official Transcripts of previous studies.
– Copy of official identification.
– Debit Authorization (if desired).
– A passport type photo.
– Pastoral Ordination if it were the case.


Course Features

  • Lectures 25
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 0
  • Assessments Yes

    Total Credits 54

    • Lecture1.1
      CC5301 Substance Abuse 3
    • Lecture1.2
      CC5408 Human Growth and Development 3
    • Lecture1.3
      CC5509 Group Theories and Practice 3
    • Lecture1.4
      CC5522 Temperaments 3
    • Lecture1.5
      CC5524 Federal & State Law for Counseling/Social Work – Part I 3
    • Lecture1.6
      CC5530 Study of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V (Part one) 3
    • Lecture1.7
      CC5531 Study of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V (Part two) 3
    • Lecture1.8
      CC5538 Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology 3
    • Lecture1.9
      CC5545 Individual Evaluation and Assessment 3
    • Lecture1.10
      CC5610 Counseling Theories and Practice 3
    • Lecture1.11
      CC5620 Counseling in Community Settings 3
    • Lecture1.12
      CC6106 Human Sexuality 3
    • Lecture1.13
      CC6594 Career and Lifestyle Assessment 3
    • Lecture1.14
      CC6618 Ethical, Legal and Professional Standards Issues 3
    • Lecture1.15
      CC6619 Social and Cultural Foundations 3
    • Lecture1.16
      CC6620 Research and Program Evaluation 3
    • Lecture1.17
      CH6034 Assessment for Performance 3
    • Lecture1.18
      PS6433 Psychological Testing 3

    Total Credits 27

    • Lecture2.1
      IN6001 Practicum I: Clinical Documentation 3
    • Lecture2.2
      IN6002 Practicum II: Internship/Fieldwork 6
    • Lecture2.3
      IN5601 Scientific Investigation: Theory 3
    • Lecture2.4
      IN5602 Scientific Investigation: Project 3
    • Lecture2.5
      IN6603 Thesis: Research 6
    • Lecture2.6
      IN6604 Thesis: Writing 3
    • Lecture2.7
      IN6605 Thesis: Defense 3
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