Master of Counseling Psychology
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
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The Master of Counseling Psychology degree program provides graduates with the knowledge and skills to become a successful Licensed Professional Counselor and/or a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. The program covers wide-ranging counseling topics, instilling counselors with a well-rounded, yet comprehensive, understanding of counseling roles, and methods of practice in specified areas. Students establish understanding and integration of knowledge regarding foundations of human behavior and development. Graduates study, practice, and establish functional use of measurement techniques utilized in counseling and the helping professions. Students also develop an appreciation and understanding of research learning to interpret and utilize empirical evidence promoting current and future professional growth and development. Students become adept at distinguishing and therapeutically addressing normal and abnormal human behavior and development. Participants in the program examine basic counseling theories standard to the profession and establish a theoretical framework to utilize with diverse client populations.