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Master of Education Degree in Clinical Mental Health

Lamar University offers a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health. The M.E.d. Degree prepares high-skilled professionals to succeed in counseling in a variety of sectors. This program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Students are required to attend residency twice during their schooling. The residency consists of a 5-week Blackboard course that entails face-to-face meetings on the Lamar University campus. Ideally, the first residency occurs between the fourth and eighth course, and the second residency happens after the eighth course before practicum.

Program Information

School Name: Lamar University

Program Name: Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health

Program Length: As few as 30 months

Enrollment Types: Full-Time

Instruction Method: Asynchronous

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Phone Number: (866) 223-7675

Program Requirements:

  • 60 credits
  • Completion of two residencies
  • Completion of Internships I and II

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed online application with a one-time $25 application fee online
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • GRE required
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5
  • Complete and submit the departmental application
  • Three letters of professional recommendation
  • Mandatory group interviews with program faculty

Application Deadlines

  • March 2, 2020: February 3, 2020
  • June 1, 2020: May 4, 2020

Last Updated: January 13, 2020

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Master of Education in Counseling and Development with a Specialization in Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy

Lamar University offers the M.Ed in Counseling and Development with a Specialization in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling. This program is intended to meet the necessary educational requirements set forth by the state of Texas for Texas counseling programs.

This program requires one residency, which requires attending on-campus meetings. Students will build an academic foundation to prepare them for a successful career in mental health counseling. The curriculum focuses on life-cycle dynamics, intergenerational influences, healthy family functioning, and diagnosing and treating mental and emotional disorders.

Program Information

School Name: Lamar University

Program Name: Master of Education in Counseling and Development with a Specialization in Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy

Program Length: As few as 30 months

Enrollment Types: Full-Time

Instruction Method: Asynchronous

Social Media: Lamar University Facebook and Lamar University Twitter

Phone Number: (866) 223-7675

Program Requirements:

  • 60 credits
  • Completion of one 15-week practicum
  • Completion of one 15-week internship

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed online application with a one-time $25 application fee online
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Complete and submit the departmental application
  • Professional reference

Application Deadlines

  • March 2, 2020: February 3, 2020
  • April 13, 2020: March 13, 2020
  • June 1, 2020: May 4, 2020
  • July 13, 2020: May 25, 2020

Last Updated: January 13, 2020

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