Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Educational Specialist Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Address:

Lewis Towers 11th Floor

820 N. Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Phone:

1-312-915-6800

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

ClinicaEducational Specialist Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Mental Health Counseling - Ed.S.

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The EdS degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling prepares professionals who are knowledgeable about cultural influences on human development and who can meet client concerns from diverse cultural perspectives. A central goal of the program is to prepare culturally sensitive practitioners who, regardless of the setting, base their practices on scholarly inquiry.

Graduates of the clinical mental health counseling program are prepared to serve in a wide variety of professional roles, including counseling and consultation on personal and educational issues and career development and adjustment.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for licensing as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Illinois upon graduation. Graduates are then subsequently eligible to apply for licensing as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois after receiving two years of post-degree supervised experience.

Program Benefits

  • Prepare for LPC licensure in Illinois, and subsequent to two years of post-degree supervised experience, LCPC licensure in Illinois.
  • Study with  who are leaders in their field.
  • Gain experience and professional relationships through Loyola's .

Program Outcomes

  • Understand the knowledge bases of the counseling professions.
  • Capable of applying the knowledge base of their disciplines in an ethical, reflective, and culturally-responsive manner.
  • Evaluate research, appreciate the contribution of empirical inquiry to the solution of applied problems, and apply research findings to their practices.
  • Knowledgeable of the social-cultural contexts of human development.
  • Evaluate the outcomes of their interventions with empirically sound methods
  • Participate in continuing professional education and supervision in their future professional lives and who involve themselves in activities of their professional associations.
  • Committed to social justice in scientific and practice settings.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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