University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Counseling and Human Services

Department Website www.uccs.edu/coe/departments/counseling-human-services/degree-programs.html

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) emphasis within the Department of Counseling and Human Services is designed to prepare graduate students to assume positions in the provision of professional counseling and consultation services involving the principles of psychotherapy. Students will be prepared in the areas of human development, learning theory, group dynamics, and the etiology and diagnosis of mental illness and dysfunctional behavior. They will be prepared to provide professional services to individuals, couples, families and groups for the purposes of treating psychopathology and promoting optimal mental health. Promotion and enhancement of healthy, self-actualizing, and satisfying life-styles is the goal of clinical mental health counseling, whether the services are rendered in an educational, military, business or industrial, health or medical, private practice or human services setting.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

College of Education Student Resource Office
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
719-255-4996
education@uccs.edu

Degrees Available