Master of Education

Professional Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Non-School)

In addition to this common core of counseling classes, candidates are required to take courses within their concentration as follows:

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Non-School)

The focus of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling concentration is to prepare counselors as leaders with the knowledge, skills, proficiencies, and dispositions to meet the changing counseling needs of clients in the community agency and mental health settings. The purpose of the program is to prepare candidates for effective performance in professional positions in counseling as encountered within community settings. In addition to the 36 core hours, candidates will be required to complete the following:

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration Specific Classes
24 Credit Hours.

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Additional Clinical Mental Health Counseling Licensure Requirements

Graduates of LMU’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program will satisfy the State of Tennessee’s academic coursework requirements for licensure in professional counseling (LPC). After graduating, candidates must pass the National Counselor Examination (NCE) and complete 3000 supervised post master’s clinical hours prior to LPC licensure, as stipulated by the related Health Licensing Board. 

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