University of Northern Colorado

College of Education & Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Counseling

Address:

Sociology Department

1250 Gunter Hall, Campus Box 132

Greeley, CO 80639

United States

Phone:

1-970-351-2831

Fax:

1-970-351-1103

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Clinical Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Clinical Counseling - The Clinical Counseling Program at the University of Northern Colorado prepares excellent professional counselors. We have a strong focus on clinical skills for work with children, youth, and adults. Graduates from University of Northern Colorado’s Clinical Counseling Program are qualified to accept a variety of counseling positions. Our alums work in community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, health care facilities, and residential treatment centers. Alums have also established thriving private practices. Graduates typically achieve the credential of Licensed Professional Counselors through the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) in Colorado, or the licensing agency in the states in which they reside. Because our program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), graduates are eligible to become National Certified Counselors. Clinical Counseling: Couples and Family Emphasis - Contemporary counselors’ skills and career options are enhanced with additional training in couples and family therapy. Graduates from University of Northern Colorado’s Clinical Counseling: Couples and Family Therapy Program are qualified to accept a variety of counseling positions. Our alums work in community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, health care facilities, and residential treatment centers. Alums have also established thriving private practices. Our graduates usually achieve the credential of Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) through the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) in Colorado, or the licensing agency in the states in which they reside. Because our program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), graduates are eligible to become National Certified Counselors. The M.A. in Clinical Counseling is offered on our University of Northern Colorado Greeley campus, Denver Center or Colorado Springs Center.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

International Student Requirements:

• An international student is neither a citizen of the United States nor classified by United States Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Lawful Permanent Resident or Permanent Resident Alien. • International undergraduate, transfer, and graduate applicants must meet English Language proficiency requirements before being fully admitted to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). One option to demonstrate English Language proficiency is to successfully complete the UNC Intensive English Language Program (IEP). Please see the UNC IEP website for more information (http://www.unco.edu/cie/iep.html) • International student Undergraduate/Transfer and Graduate applications (on-line submission) with accompanying instructions are found on the UNC website as well. Applications and supporting documents are due at least 90 days prior to the semester to which students plan to enroll, or prior to their major program deadline (if any) for Graduate students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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