The mental health counseling coursework will prepare you to seek licensure as a licensed mental health counselor in Iowa. It will give you the expertise needed to work in a variety of settings, including agencies, group practices, substance abuse treatment centers, hospitals, residential treatment centers, and employee assistance programs. The 60-credit hour program can be completed in as little as two and a half years.
The mission of the mental health counseling program is to provide for the education and training of counseling professionals who will work to alleviate distress and dysfunction and improve the lives of clients in the community. To this end, we will offer a degree program, provide university and community services, and conduct research collaboratively to design and provide a broad and practical training program. Graduates of the mental health program will possess a broad knowledge base and skill-set in mental health counseling and will be prepared to become accomplished professionals in the field.
Counseling Admission Requirements
This program has indicated specific essay requirements. This essay replaces the general admission essay required for other programs.
The paper should be a 5-page, double spaced statement of interest in the counseling profession. It should include the following information:
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Dr. Wade Leuwerke
Associate Professor of Education
Click here for a list of mental health counseling classes. For more information on licensure as a Mental Health Counselor, visit the State of Iowa website.