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Be Part of the Solution


Sonoran University’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is an online 90-credit program consisting of 57.5 credits of didactic coursework and 32.5 credits of clinical lab applications. The program can be completed in 10 quarters over 30 months (2.5 years). Each quarter is split into two back-to-back 6-week sessions. Taking two courses concurrently in each session is considered a full-time schedule and as a student in our program, you will progress together with your cohort through our sequenced curriculum. We offer two start dates per year, in April and October.

The program will empower you with the knowledge, skills, and disposition to deliver ethical, compassionate, effective, and multiculturally competent care that can enhance the mental health and well-being of diverse individuals and communities.

all courses

quarter

credits

COURSE NAME: Orientation to the Profession of Counseling 1

QUARTER: 1

CREDITS: 2.5


Orientation to the Profession of Counseling 1

1

2.5

COURSE NAME: Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 1

QUARTER: 1

CREDITS: 2.5


Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 1

1

2.5

COURSE NAME: Orientation to the Profession of Counseling 2

QUARTER: 1

CREDITS: 2


Orientation to the Profession of Counseling 2

1

2

COURSE NAME: Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 2

QUARTER: 1

CREDITS: 2


Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 2

1

2

COURSE NAME: Interprofessional Collaboration

QUARTER: 2

CREDITS: 2.5


Interprofessional Collaboration

2

2.5

COURSE NAME: Counseling Research 1

QUARTER: 2

CREDITS: 2.5


Counseling Research 1

2

2.5

COURSE NAME: Evidence-Based Integrative Healthcare

QUARTER: 2

CREDITS: 2


Evidence-Based Integrative Healthcare

2

2

COURSE NAME: Counseling Research 2

QUARTER: 2

CREDITS: 2


Counseling Research 2

2

2

COURSE NAME: Theories of Counseling 1

QUARTER: 3

CREDITS: 2.5


Theories of Counseling 1

3

2.5

COURSE NAME: Human Growth and Development 1

QUARTER: 3

CREDITS: 2.5


Human Growth and Development 1

3

2.5

COURSE NAME: Theories of Counseling 2

QUARTER: 3

CREDITS: 2


Theories of Counseling 2

3

2

COURSE NAME: Human Growth and Development 2

QUARTER: 3

CREDITS: 2


Human Growth and Development 2

3

2

COURSE NAME: Counseling Diverse Clients 1

QUARTER: 4

CREDITS: 2.5


Counseling Diverse Clients 1

4

2.5

COURSE NAME: Group Counseling Theories and Techniques 1

QUARTER: 4

CREDITS: 2


Group Counseling Theories and Techniques 1

4

2

COURSE NAME: Counseling Diverse Clients 2

QUARTER: 4

CREDITS: 2


Counseling Diverse Clients 2

4

2

COURSE NAME: Group Counseling Theories and Techniques 2

QUARTER: 4

CREDITS: 2.5


Group Counseling Theories and Techniques 2

4

2.5

COURSE NAME: Career Counseling 1

QUARTER: 5

CREDITS: 2.5


Career Counseling 1

5

2.5

COURSE NAME: Assessments and Appraisal Techniques in Counseling 1

QUARTER: 5

CREDITS: 2.5


Assessments and Appraisal Techniques in Counseling 1

5

2.5

COURSE NAME: Career Counseling 2

QUARTER: 5

CREDITS: 2


Career Counseling 2

5

2

COURSE NAME: Assessments and Appraisal Techniques in Counseling 2

QUARTER: 5

CREDITS: 2


Assessments and Appraisal Techniques in Counseling 2

5

2

COURSE NAME: Atypical Human Behavior 1

QUARTER: 6

CREDITS: 2.5


Atypical Human Behavior 1

6

2.5

COURSE NAME: Substance Use Disorders and Addictions Counseling 1

QUARTER: 6

CREDITS: 2.5


Substance Use Disorders and Addictions Counseling 1

6

2.5

COURSE NAME: Atypical Human Behavior 2

QUARTER: 6

CREDITS: 2


Atypical Human Behavior 2

6

2

COURSE NAME: Substance Use Disorders and Addictions Counseling 2

QUARTER: 6

CREDITS: 2


Substance Use Disorders and Addictions Counseling 2

6

2

COURSE NAME: Pre-Practicum in Counseling 1

QUARTER: 7

CREDITS: 2.5


Pre-Practicum in Counseling 1

7

2.5

COURSE NAME: DSM and Psychopharmacology 1

QUARTER: 7

CREDITS: 2.5


DSM and Psychopharmacology 1

7

2.5

COURSE NAME: Pre-Practicum in Counseling 2

QUARTER: 7

CREDITS: 2.5


Pre-Practicum in Counseling 2

7

2.5

COURSE NAME: DSM and Psychopharmacology 2

QUARTER: 7

CREDITS: 2


DSM and Psychopharmacology 2

7

2

COURSE NAME: Counseling Practicum 1

QUARTER: 8

CREDITS: 2.5


Counseling Practicum 1

8

2.5

COURSE NAME: Couples, Families and Systems Counseling 1

QUARTER: 8

CREDITS: 2.5


Couples, Families and Systems Counseling 1

8

2.5

COURSE NAME: Counseling Practicum 2

QUARTER: 8

CREDITS: 2


Counseling Practicum 2

8

2

COURSE NAME: Couples, Families and Systems Counseling 2

QUARTER: 8

CREDITS: 2


Couples, Families and Systems Counseling 2

8

2

COURSE NAME: Counseling Internship I (A)

QUARTER: 9

CREDITS: 2.5


Counseling Internship I (A)

9

2.5

COURSE NAME: Crisis, Trauma and Grief in Counseling 1

QUARTER: 9

CREDITS: 2.5


Crisis, Trauma and Grief in Counseling 1

9

2.5

COURSE NAME: Counseling Internship I (B)

QUARTER: 9

CREDITS: 2


Counseling Internship I (B)

9

2

COURSE NAME: Crisis, Trauma and Grief in Counseling 2

QUARTER: 9

CREDITS: 2


Crisis, Trauma and Grief in Counseling 2

9

2

COURSE NAME: Counseling Internship II (A)

QUARTER: 10

CREDITS: 2.5


Counseling Internship II (A)

10

2.5

COURSE NAME: Technology in Counseling

QUARTER: 10

CREDITS: 2


Technology in Counseling

10

2

COURSE NAME: Counseling Internship II (B)

QUARTER: 10

CREDITS: 2


Counseling Internship II (B)

10

2

COURSE NAME: Success Academy

QUARTER: 10

CREDITS: 2


Success Academy

10

2