Mental Health Counseling

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Master of Arts in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling


Colorado Springs Campus 

Program disclosures for Colorado Springs Campus program

Provide counseling services and treatment for multiple populations. Study theoretical and applied psychology to understand child and adult psychopathology and treatment. Delve into theories of personality, physiological behavior, and diversity. Extend your range of professional ethics, research and statistics, and counseling techniques. Your curriculum also includes a course in lifestyle and career development.

This program is offered on campus in Colorado Springs. To fulfill the requirements of this specialization, you will complete 20 hours of personal psychotherapy.

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Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for the Master of Arts in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling Specialization, a student must successfully complete the following:

  • Program coursework of 61 credits
  • 20 hours of personal therapy
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
  • 700 hours of practicum
  • Pass the Comprehensive Exam

Note: The date of degree conferral recorded on the student’s transcript and diploma will reflect the date the student completes all degree requirements. However, release of transcripts, diplomas, and verifications for degrees awarded are contingent upon submission of the Petition to Graduation form, payment of the graduation fee, and payment of any outstanding balances with the University.

Licensure Information

Each state has its own requirements for state certification or licensure. Students are responsible for researching those requirements in the states in which they intend to practice. Please see for individual state licensure requirements. This website is provided as a resource and is not affiliated with University of the Rockies. You may also research your state licensing agency’s website directly.

Please note: A criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining state licensure. Please refer to individual state licensing boards for additional information relating to licensure requirements.


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