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Counseling

Degrees Offered

New Mexico Highlands University’s counseling program offers four exciting concentrations in our master’s programs tailored to suit your passion: clinical mental health counseling, clinical rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation counseling and school counseling.

 

NMHU Master of Arts in Counseling 2018 Annual Report

Requirements

Counseling

Counseling Graduate Requirements

Graduate course catalog: Counseling

Graduate students are assigned to a faculty adviser within their area of study. The faculty adviser will help the student complete a program of study to satisfy the specific course requirements within their area, outlined in the Graduate Catalog.  The courses listed must satisfy the course requirements prescribed in the catalog of record. The academic adviser will provide guidance in completing your program of study.

Graduate Coordinator:

Geri Glover: gjglover@nmhu.edu
Office phone: 505-454-3396

Requirements:

  • Statement of educational goals demonstrating what motivates you to become a counselor and what you hope to contribute to the counseling profession?
  • 2 professional dispositions
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from all previously attended regionally accredited institutions (3.0 GPA or higher). Will consider those who do not meet the GPA requirement.

Deadlines:

April 15th for fall

November 15th for spring and summer

Decision to follow one month after application deadline.

Admit for fall, spring and summer terms

Important Dates

  • 22

    Nov

    Annual Thanksgiving Campus Wide Dinner & Food Drive

  • 27

    Nov

    Fall Recess November 27—30

  • 07

    Dec

    Sipapu Ski Trip

Careers

Graduates of the NMHU Counseling program can be found in the following occupations:

  • Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • School or Career Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Clinical Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • School Counselor
  • Preschool and Childcare Center Director

Faculty & Staff

Counseling

MISSION STATEMENT

We immerse our students in authentic academic and professional settings, providing them with opportunities to bridge theory and practice and to engage in critical reflection that informs action.