Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance: Clinical Mental Health
Welcome to the Clinical Mental Health Master’s program at Louisiana Tech University. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program prepares students for eligibility as a Licensed Professional Counselor.
The M.A. program involves rigorous preparation in research, counseling skills, multiculturalism and diversity, social justice and wellness. Beyond traditional coursework students must successfully complete a series of practicum and internship trainings, as well as, a comprehensive examination. The program generally requires two to three years of full time study post-baccalaureate. The actual amount of time needed varies depending on student’s prior preparation (a limited amount of credit may be requested for prior graduate work) and progress in the program.
The Clinical Mental Health M.A. program is committed to diversity and embeds this initiative throughout the program curricula. The Clinical Mental Health Program strives to produce culturally competent professional counselors who are advocates for social justice and are well equipped to meet the needs of a diverse clientele. Furthermore, the program strives to provide a supportive and encouraging learning environment for the training of diverse individuals and provides a variety of training opportunities in diverse settings.