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. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to earn the certificate. Students may obtain a Graduate Certificate Request Form by downloading it from the Wilmington University Registrar’s website.

Area Specialization

Core Courses


MHC 6401 Theories of Counseling

MEC 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

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.