The Master’s Program in Counseling provides:
Two tracks: 60 – credit program with tracks in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and Mental Health Counseling (MHC)
Academic preparation based on the science of psychology, and practicum experience to work as a counselor
Practicum experience to apply for licensure in the profession
State of the art, on-campus training clinic serving a multicultural clientele
Academic preparation and research opportunities for those planning to pursue a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD)
Diversity is a significant feature of the program reflected in the student body, our faculty, our curriculum, the clientele of our training clinic and practicum sites, the University, and the vibrant multicultural environment of Miami. The program embraces a social justice approach. Our students train with organizations serving disenfranchised communities during their off-campus practicum experience.
Our program includes interrelated objectives: to provide a broad, research-based understanding of human functioning; to promote the development of skills and behaviors essential for ethical and effective clinical work in diverse setting with diverse populations; and to facilitate reflective practice and professional development.