Counseling Licensure (Post Masters Certificate) | Coppin State University

Counseling Licensure (Post Masters Certificate)

Certificate in Counseling Licensure (Post Masters)

Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Behavioral Health

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences


The objective of the Post Master's Certificate in Professional Counselor Certification & Licensure (PMCCL) is to provide a structure in which those students who are preparing to apply for State of Maryland Certification or Licensure as a professional counselor can complete required courses. CSU's Post-Master’s option will provide the opportunity for students with an approved Master’s degree to complete the requirements needed to become licensed clinical professional counselors and independent providers of counseling services in the State of Maryland. The program course offerings of the PMCCL has been approved by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors and are offered within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Department of Applied Psychology & Rehabilitation Counseling.

Core Courses
18 Credits

Students with a Master's Degree in a Counseling discipline approved by the State of Maryland Board of Professional Counselors (MBOPC) may refer to the listing of MBOPC approved courses offered at Coppin State University.

The six courses required by students with a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Coppin State University are as follows:

PSYC 614
Techniques of Marriage and Family Counseling
PSYC 502
Theories of Counseling
PSYC 529
Seminar in Human Growth and Development
PSYC 501
Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
PSYC 612
Group Counseling
PSYC 625
Psychotherapy and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders