M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling

Weekday Format Curriculum

The M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling Weekday Format can be completed in two years. A three year progression is also available to provide additional time to meet internship field placement requirements. Both the two and three year options both require 12 credits per semester for the first 2 years. There is no part-time option available.

Year One

Fall

  • Orientation to the Counseling Profession
  • Practicum I-Theory and Practice of Counseling
  • Psychopathology
  • Foundations of Trauma Counseling

Spring

  • Neurobiology of Trauma
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Practicum II
  • Advanced Counseling Theory and Practice

Summer

  • Childhood Trauma
  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Group Work in Community and Trauma Counseling
  • Addictions Theory and Practice
Year Two

Fall

  • Attachment, Relationships and Family Therapy
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling Assessment
  • Internship I

Spring

  • Community Disaster and Trauma
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Advanced Clinical Interventions in Trauma Counseling
  • Internship II

Total Credit Hours: 60