Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Master of Science

Post-Master’s Certificate in Mental Health 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 Mental Health Counseling meets a need in professional training for the post-master’s-level professional who wants to develop a specialty in mental health counseling practice. You may obtain a Graduate Certificate Program Form by downloading it from the Wilmington University Registrar’s webpage.

Area Specialization Core Courses

MEC 6401 Available Online or MHC 6401 Theories of Counseling

MEC 6901 or or MHC 6901 Classification of Psychopathology

MCC 8020 Addictions Counseling

MCC 8040 Crisis Intervention Counseling Strategies and Skills

MCC 8050 Ethical Decision-Making

MCC 8060 Advanced Counseling and Psychotherapy

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.