Students seeking a career in counseling can consider programs of study in two different departments: Educational Psychology and Human Relations.
The Professional Counseling Program through the Department of Educational Psychology
- Cohort Experience, full-time and part-time options available
- Meets academic requirements for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) certification
- Specializations available in:
- Professional Counseling
- Drug and Alcohol Counseling
- Including five specialized courses that meet the academic requirements for Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (open to counseling students in Educational Psychology and Human Relations)
- School Counseling
- Non-traditional course formats
The Professional Counseling Program consists of 60 semester hours that meet academic requirements for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) certification. Concentrations are also available in Drug and Alcohol Counseling and School Counseling. The Drug and Alcohol Counseling concentration includes five specialized courses that meet the academic requirements for Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. These courses are open to counseling students in Educational Psychology and Human Relations.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program through the Department of Human Relations (Norman and Tulsa Campuses)
- Open Continuous Enrollment
- Flexible Course Offerings
- Non-traditional Class Offerings: Weekend, Evening, and Online Format
- Meets Academic Requirements for LPC in Oklahoma
- Emphasis on multicultural competence and social justice
- CACREP in progress
The Clinical Mental Health Concentration Is a 60-hour program that leads to licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Oklahoma. The CMHC is an approved program by the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health. Our graduates have used their licenses to work in hospitals, outpatient, inpatient, and private practice settings working with a number of different populations including children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups.