Credits required
90 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 90 quarter credits are equal to 60 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid This program is not fully online. It includes classes held twice a term in Wilsonville, Oregon.
Start term
Summer

Master of Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Faculty

The majority of OSU College of Education faculty members who teach in this program hold a Ph.D., actively conduct research or work within the field of counseling.

Abraham Cazares-Cervantes, Ph.D.
Research interests: School counseling, multicultural competence in counseling training, supervision, working with bilingual clients, ethnic identity development, gang-related behavior and working with the Latino population

April LaGue, Ph.D
Research interests: Emotion regulation in school settings, Math anxiety in adolescents, School counselor identity development and advocacy, Technology integration in counselor education, Corpus Linguistics in counselor education

Arien Muzacz, Ph.D.
Program coordinator. Research interests: Multicultural counseling, supervision, LGBT health disparities, human sexuality, addictions.

Kok-Mun NgPh.D.
Research interests: marriage and family issues, supervision, professional issues in counseling, strength-based counseling, multicultural and cross-cultural issues in counseling.

Lisa L. Schulz, Ph.D. 
Research expertise: Dual identity development of bilingual/bicultural persons; cultural and linguistically diverse counseling processes; action research and qualitative research methods; contingent faculty experiences.

Guiding values of our faculty:

The program, faculty, students, and staff honor the lived experiences of all individuals. We are a learning community that embraces the concepts of social justice, innovation, the intersection of practice and research, reflection, and integrity. We hold to the ethical principles established by the American Counseling Association, the American School Counselor Association, and the Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors. 

We uphold the following values explicated by the College of Education at Oregon State University:

Social Justice
We value social justice in all aspects of our work. The disciplines of counseling and counselor education must be situated in a sociopolitical context and actively work to correct injustice.

Innovation
We value innovation in the practice of counseling and counselor education.  Counselors and counselor educators should seek new ways of viewing and addressing human problems and of promoting lifelong learning, holistic wellness, and social justice.

Intersection of Practice and Research
We value the use of current research to inform the practices of counseling and counselor education. In addition, we are committed to engaging in research that is informed by the practice of counseling and counselor education in the field. 

Reflection
We build reflective practices into our work and the work of our students as counselors and counselor educators. We actively consider and evaluate our effectiveness and our culture, social positions, life experiences and knowledge, and are actively open to other perspectives. 

Integrity
We consider and adhere to our values in all decision making. We evaluate our impact on the college, programs, students, client populations, community, and society and work to align our actions with our values. 

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