Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Master of Science

Post-Master’s Certificate in
Child and Family Counseling

Certificate of Advanced Studies

The counseling field is becoming more specialized and competitive. Increasingly, counselors are expected to be competent with a wide range of populations, problem areas, and treatment methods. There is an increasing demand for advanced training. This Certificate of Advanced Studies in Child and Family Counseling meets a need in professional training for the post-master's-level professional who wants to develop a specialty in counseling practice with children and families. Students may obtain a Graduate Certificate Program Form by downloading it from the Wilmington University Registrar's webpage.

Area Specialization Core Courses

MEC 6901 or MHC 6901 Classification of Psychopathology

MEC 7501 or MHC 7501 Family Counseling

MCC 8010  Child and Adolescent Counseling

MCC 8030  Human Sexuality Counseling

MCC 8070  Marriage and Relationship Counseling

MCC 8080  Advanced Family Counseling

Admissions Requirements

The following are required for admission:

  1. A completed Wilmington University graduate application
  2. Official transcripts with degree conferral for a master's degree in counseling or a closely related area
  3. Current resume

Applicants will have the option to petition for review of up to six credits of previous graduate work as it applies to this program.


This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.