Clinical Mental Health Counseling Certificate

Concentration Coordinator

Eraina Schauss, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP, NCC
Patterson Hall 123C

Our Post-Master's certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is intended for individuals who have a master's degree in Counseling (any concentration) from a CACREP-accredited program. The certificate will allow students to complete Tennessee's Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) educational requirements as well as the State's Mental Health Service Provider (MHSP) educational requirements.

Certificate Requirements

The Post-master's Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling requires successful completion of 18-hours of study. All courses are required. These include:

     COUN 7710 Addiction Counseling
     COUN 7885 Legal/Eth Issues Coun
     COUN 7630 Clinical Mental Health Coun
     COUN 7632 Intern Cmty/Mntl Hlth
     CPSY 7700 Intrvntns Mntl Disordrs

Application Requirements and Procedures

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must hold a Master's degree from a CACREP-accredited Counseling program with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants should submit:

  1. A transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degree programs
  2. Three letters of recommendation
  3. A letter describing reasons for wishing to take a graduate certificate in the area of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and how the program corresponds with prior experience and anticipated career plans

Application Deadlines:

In addition to all UofM Graduate School deadlines, the Post-Master's Certificate Program has the following deadlines for admission:

  1. Fall: March 1
  2. Spring: October 1