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Alumni are welcome to take courses in the Counseling & Psychological Services Master of Arts program. Alumni must apply as Special Students. Only an application to provide updated information is required.

Courses for LPC and LPCC licensure, supervision courses and courses for professional development are also available.

LPC and LPCC Licensure Coursework

For SMU Alumni: Depending on their years of study at SMU, alumni may need additional coursework. We have determined that the following courses are relevant for MN LPCC licensure as a part of the 24 clinical content area credits.

  • PY669 Advanced Psychopathology (2 credits)
  • PY704 Clinical Treatment Planning (2 credits)
  • PY705 Evaluation Methodologies (2 credits)
  • PY706 Writing for the Profession (1 credit)
  • PY707 Advanced Multicultural Counseling (1 credit)

See the catalog for more details.

For Alumni from other institutions, please contact Dr. Christina Huck, 612-728-5113, to discuss coursework for licensure.

Supervision Courses

The following courses are relevant for counselors and therapists who wish to prepare to become supervisors and specifically for those who wish to apply to the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy as approved supervisors for LPC or LPCC post degree license applicants. The prerequisite for any of these courses is a counseling practicum. Both professionals and students at the end of their master's programs will be able to take these courses.

  • PY701 Supervising Counselors and Psychotherapists: Theories of Supervision
  • PY702 Clinical Skills and Practice in Supervision
  • PY703 Issues, Ethics, and Research in Supervision

See the catalog for more details.