Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs are accredited by
- The Higher Learning Commission
- The Colorado Department of Education
The MA degree in Counseling is a 60-hour program, and it meets the state academic requirements for licensure as a school counselor and/or a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado.
The Department of Counselor Education prepares counselors with sound practical and relational skills, a comprehensive theoretical knowledge base, a strong counselor identity, and the personal and professional dispositions necessary to work in various professional settings with diverse clientele.
The Counseling Program offer the following M.A. degree emphases
Students may complete the Degree through one of the following delivery models
The online program meets the educational needs of those students who are unable to attend a face-to-face program. Two one week summer residency intensives on campus are required.
Alamosa On-Campus Program
This program is for the full-time student. Students usually begin this program in the fall semester and completes the program through 5 consecutive semesters, including summer (available in the Alamosa On-Campus Program only).