Applied Mental Health Services Certificate

The undergraduate certificate in Applied Mental Health Services is offered jointly by the Department of Psychology and by the Department of Counselor Education in the College of Education.

This program provides a curricular experience for students who wish to pursue careers in clinical psychology, mental health counseling and allied human services. This program is offers specialized training for students who wish to pursue graduate degrees in these critical-need careers.

Students who have completed 60 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or better may apply for the certificate program. The program requires a minimum of 17 credits by completing the psychology and counselor education courses below. Students must attain a 3.0 GPA or better to qualify for the certificate. A grade of "C-" or better is required in all psychology courses taken as part of the requirements for the certificate. Students who qualify will receive a certificate of completion and a notation on their transcript.

Required Courses (15 Credits)

Course

Credit Hours

Psychopathology

CLP 4144 

3

Clinical Psychology 

CLP 4343 

3

Neuropsychology

PSB 4240 

3

Career and Lifespan Development 

SDS 3340 

3

Interpersonal Communication Skills 

SDS 4410 

3

Elective Courses (2 credits, minimum)

Special Topics (in Counseling) 

MHS 5930 

3

University Student Mentoring and Peer Coaching 

SDS 3483 

3

Psychology and the Law 

SOP 4751 

3