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Master of Education/ Educational Specialist – Clinical Mental Health Counseling Offered at the University Center of Greenville


The faculty of the Counselor Education Program is dedicated to educating counselor education professionals as scholar practitioners to function in culturally diverse settings. This training utilizes an integrative practitioner training model emphasizing development, prevention, and enhancement. The program is designed to provide a challenging, yet supportive environment that promotes professional orientation, practice, commitment to inquiry, and self-awareness. This CACREP-accredited program (accredited through 2015 under the 2001 community counseling program specialty standards) is dedicated to preparing counselors who possess the skills and dispositions to work effectively with diverse populations and to engage in data-driven practices. Students may complete the program on a part-time or full-time basis. The full-time program can be completed in two years, including summers. All students must complete the program in six years. Courses are taught late afternoons and evenings, Monday through Thursday, at 3:30 or later. Approximately half of the courses are taught at Clemson University and the other half at the University Center in Greenville during each semester. Full-time students will need to travel back and forth to both locations, and carpooling is encouraged. Clemson’s program in clinical mental health counseling is designed to help students meet the degree, coursework, and practicum requirements in South Carolina to pursue the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential after graduation. Program Requirements: The MEd/EdS degree program in clinical mental health counseling requires 60 credit hours that are designed to be developmental in nature, and appropriate course sequencing is vital to ensure proper counseling skill development. If you already have a master’s degree in counseling, you would be eligible to pursue our 30 credit EdS degree program in counselor education.

Application Deadline: February 1


The MEd/EdS program consists of: • 15 3-hour courses. • 3-hour Practicum Class that includes completing 100 hours in a mental health setting. • 12-hour Internship Class completed over the course of two semesters that includes completing 600 hours in a mental health setting. • Final written examination. Admission Requirements: • Online application. • Official GRE scores. • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores for international students. • Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if recommended for admission). • Two letters of recommendation.

for Summer and Fall admission.


For Additional Information: Financial Aid www.clemson.edu/financial-aid Graduate Record Exam (GRE) www.ets.org/gre Graduate School Admissions www.grad.clemson.edu/Admissions.php MEd/EdS-Clinical Mental Health Counseling www.clemson.edu/hehd/departments/education/ academics/graduate/CMH/index.html Tuition and Fees www.grad.clemson.edu/programs/tuition.php University Center of Greenville www.UCgreenville.org

Contact Information: Amy Milsom, DEd, LPCS Program Coordinator (864) 656-0927 amilsom@clemson.edu Claire Cappio Student Services Manager University Center of Greenville (864) 250-8880 cappio@clemson.edu

Clemson University is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Baccalaureate, Master’s, Education Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Questions related to accreditation should be directed to Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; phone 404-679-4501.


Master of Education/Educational Specialist – Clinical Mental Health Counseling