Based in Longview, Texas, LETU offers a 66-credit MA in clinical mental health counseling for aspiring professionals in the field. The degree requires foundational psychology courses, but the curriculum also includes advanced courses in family and couples assessment, therapy, and treatment. The curriculum weaves Christian theology into required courses, as well.
Each enrollee must complete one practicum and two internship courses. The practicum consists of 100 supervised work hours, while the internships require 600 supervised hours in total. For both experiences, students must work under the watch of licensed mental health professionals. Each MA candidate needs a 3.0 GPA average in their practicum, internships, and coursework to graduate. LETU reports a 93% job placement rate for psychology and counseling graduates.
- Counseling diverse populations
- Integrative theology for counselors
- Family assessment
- Couples therapy and treatment
- Cost: $615/credit
- Credits: 66
- Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges