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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Degree Requirements

A student may complete the MSE in clinical mental health counseling as a first step to earning license to provide counseling services in public or private counseling agencies or in private practice.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Handbook


See the counseling program's graduation and placement rates in the Outcomes Report.

Typical Program of Study

(60 hours)

Education Core Course (3 hours)
EDU 603 Introduction to Graduate Studies & Research (3)

Content Area Concentration (57 hours)
CSL 547  Multicultural Counseling (3)
CSL 575  Psychopathology and Client Strengths (3)
CSL 580  Prof Counselors/Ethical Standards (3)
CSL 587  Advocacy (3)
CSL 600  Theories of Counseling (3)
CSL 615  Career Dev and Life Planning (3)
CSL 625  Individual and Group Assessment (3)
CSL 630  Developmental Cslng. over the Lifespan (3)
CSL 641  Counseling Children (2)
CSL 642  Consultation (2)
CSL 645  Marriage and Family Counseling (3)
CSL 660  Pre-Practicum (3)
CSL 661  Counseling Techniques & Strategies (3)
CSL 662  Practicum (3)
CSL 665  Group Counseling (3)
CSL 670  Org/Admin of Counseling Services (3)
CSL 675  Differential Diagnosis & Treatment Planning (3)
CSL 688  Crisis Intervention (2)
CSL 697  Internship in Counseling (3)
CSL 697  Internship in Counseling (2nd) (3)

Licensure as a mental health practitioner and certification as a professional counselor in Nebraska is accomplished through the Department of Health and Human Services. Additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Nebraska State Office Building
DHHS, Public Health Licensure Unit
301 Centennial Mall South 3rd floor
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE  68509-4986
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services website