Marymount offers a Clinical Mental Health Counseling option for students in the Forensic and Legal Psychology program. This is an opportunity to earn both a Master of Arts in Forensic and Legal Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
, while completing the academic requirements needed for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC). Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) examination and begin the supervised experience necessary to become a licensed professional counselor.
Marymount’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program focuses on clinical techniques applicable to specific populations, providing experiences that are transferable to the contemporary workplace.
Marymount’s Forensic and Legal Psychology program prepares students to work in a variety of forensic settings through interdisciplinary coursework in psychology, counselor education, sociology, criminal justice, and public policy.
: To be admitted to this program, students must first seek admission to the Forensic and Legal Psychology program. After completion of 26 credit hours in the Forensic and Legal Psychology program, the student may apply to be admitted to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. An interview is required as part of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program admission process.
Total Program Requirements
9 credits of electives from CE and FLP courses. Electives must have approval from an advisor. Students should consult with their state licensing board to determine appropriate electives.