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A degree in counseling from A&M-Commerce will place you on the path to becoming an effective counselor and prepare you for licensure. Our program will help you meet the needs of the counseling profession and gain the valuable knowledge you’ll need as a clinician, school counselor, educator or practitioner in an ever-changing society.

Within our department, you can earn a MS, MEd or PhD in counseling accredited by the Council for Accreditation for Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP). We also offer a bachelor’s degree in human services, LPC licensure and a graduate certificate in chemical dependency counseling.

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Department of Counseling :: Explore Our Programs

Explore Our Programs

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Chemical Dependency Counseling Graduate Certificate

This certificate will prepare professionals with the necessary theories, assessments and modalities to counsel, prepare, and implement treatment plans for substance abuse clients, their families, and co-workers.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

2 semesters

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

12 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Counseling (MED) Student Affairs Emphasis

The Master of Education in Counseling is a 36-semester hour program designed for those students who plan to work in college and university student affairs, but prefer a counseling foundation in their preparation. Graduates of this program typically seek employment in student activities, career services, academic advising, Greek affairs, recruiting and admissions, residence life, and other departments and offices within the student affairs division of community colleges and four-year colleges and universities.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, McKinney (CHEC), Mesquite
Duration

1 to 3 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Blended (50-85% Online)
Total Credit Hours

36-60 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Counseling (MED/MS)

The Master of Science in Counseling offers an emphasis in School Counseling (51 semester hours) for those seeking certification as a professional school counselor and/or an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (60 semester hours) for those students desiring licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Both programs include a common core as well as courses specific to each emphasis and now they can be obtained together: School Counselor + LPC. The Master of Education in Counseling is a 36-semester hour program designed for those students who plan to work in college and university student affairs, but prefer a counseling foundation in their preparation. Graduates of this program typically seek employment in student activities, career services, academic advising, Greek affairs, recruiting and admissions, residence life, and other departments and offices within the student affairs division of community colleges and four-year colleges and universities.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, McKinney (CHEC)
Duration

1 to 3 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Blended (50-85% Online)
Total Credit Hours

36-60 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Human Services (BA/BS)

A bachelor’s degree in human services from A&M-Commerce will put you on course for a wide range of occupations with foundations in counseling.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, McKinney (CHEC), Online
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

BA requires foreign language credit

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online (86-99% Online)
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Professional Counseling Licensure (LPC)

This certificate will prepare professionals with the necessary theories, assessments and modalities to counsel, prepare, and implement treatment plans for substance abuse clients, their families, and co-workers.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

2 semesters

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

12 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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