Advanced Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Counseling

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The Department of Educational and Clinical Studies offers Advanced Graduate Certificates in Community Mental Health Counseling. The certificate program is designed for individuals already holding master’s degrees in counseling who are seeking to enhance their professional counseling practice and licensure options.

The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Counseling is targeted primarily toward those individuals who have graduated from CACREP accredited or equivalent programs, but do not meet the necessary educational requirements for the LPC in the State of Nevada.

Faculty members in the Department of Educational and Clinical Studies endeavor to promote excellence in counselor education and counseling research. Our graduate counseling programs prepare students to:

  1. Serve as professional counselors, advocates, and leaders who maximize opportunities for individuals, groups, and communities with a particular emphasis on helping underserved and oppressed client populations;
  2. Address developmental, academic, career, mental health, socio-cultural, and wellness needs of clients seeking counseling;
  3. Help individuals, groups and communities strive to find meaning, involvement, worth, and dignity in their lives;
  4. Engage in action research and program evaluations to further the knowledge base and best practice initiatives of the counseling profession; and
  5. Advocate with local, state, and national organizations to promote client and societal wellbeing.

Available Options

  • Post CACREP Community Counseling Master’s Track
  • Con-Current School Counseling Master’s Track
  • Non-CACREP Community Counseling Master’s Track
  • Post Counseling Related Master’s Track

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For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

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Advanced Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Counseling

Post CACREP Community Counseling Master’s Track

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Graduate Coordinator

Jared Lau, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Counseling Core Faculty

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Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services

The Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services (CSH) prepares advocates and leaders who apply theoretical, educational, and clinical models to practice and research within a variety of mental health and human service professions.

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