Admission and Program Requirements

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Admission Criteria

To be considered for the program, a student must have a 3.0 grade point average as well as apply and be admitted to or in possession of the Master’s in counseling or a closely related Graduate Degree. Admission to the certificate does not constitute admission to any other Missouri State Graduate Program.

Required Courses- 9 Hours Total

Course Info Title Hours
COU 706 Introduction to TeleMental Health in Counseling 3 hrs

COU 765* OR

COU 799*

Research and Program Evaluation Seminar in Counseling OR


2 - 6 hrs

COU 777** OR

COU 778** OR

COU 781** OR

COU 783** OR

COU 785**

Counseling Practicum OR

Mental Health Practicum OR

Secondary School Counseling Internship OR

Elementary School Counseling Internship OR

Mental Health Counseling Internship

0 - 4 hrs

* Coursework must be focused on telemental health in counseling

**Clinical experience in the courses must be focused on telemental health in counseling

Completion Requirements

Courses must be completed with a 3.00 GPA for successful completion of certificate.