The Adult/Generalist track is for those students interested in working with adult clients across a variety of settings and for those students who are uncertain as to which area of mental health they would like to devote their training.
This track allows you the ultimate flexibility in designing your personal curriculum. This track allows you to enroll in a greater number of electives and permits you to gain knowledge and skills in a wide array of client populations and specialization areas.
The Child & Family track is for those students interested in working with children, adolescents, and their families in settings outside of the school environment. This track allows you to specialize in child-based interventions and gain advanced knowledge in such topics as spectrum disorders, child abuse, and the impact of the family on child functioning.
Plus three open electives
The School Counseling track is for those interested in working with children and adolescents in the school environment as school counselors. This track does not have much flexibility in terms of electives, but it allows you to become both a licensed professional counselor and a certified school counselor. This track prepares you to work in the multidisciplinary educational setting through a variety of specific courses that enhance skills in curriculum design and school leadership.
*Please note that ED 739 may be substituted for 738
The Addictions track is for those interested in working with adults and adolescents in the field of drug and alcohol addiction in both mental health and correctional settings. This track allows you to become both a licensed professional counselor and obtain the 180 hours of required coursework specific to addiction necessary to become certified as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC).