MA in Clinical Counseling Curriculum Plan

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Curriculum Plan


Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

  • Theories and Techniques of Clinical Counseling Practice
  • Professional, Legal, & Ethical Issues in Clinical Counseling
  • Observation and Interviewing in Counseling
  • Intercultural Awareness Development
  • Group Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • Human Development
  • Community Mental Health for Clinical Counseling
  • Chemical Dependence for Clinical Counseling
  • Advanced Psychopathology for Clinical Counseling
  • Practicum in Clinical Counseling
  • Crisis and Trauma for Clinical Counselors
  • Research Methods
  • Couple Counseling
  • Sexuality and Sex Therapy for Clinical Counseling
  • Clinical Counseling Internship
  • Career Development Theories and Techniques
  • Assessment in Clinical Counseling
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical Counseling Internship
  • Elective Coursework

*In addition to the core curriculum, students will take 6 units in selective coursework in a concentration area.


Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.

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