Aug 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mental Health Counseling Graduate Certificate


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Program Overview


Many states, including South Dakota, have moved or are moving to a required 60 hours of training for mental health counseling licensure. This 100% online certificate program may provide the additional coursework required to obtain the 60-credit hour licensure requirements. The courses for this certificate will be provided by a CACREP approved counseling program at USD and provide training in clinical supervision, co-occurring disorder counseling, psychopathology and psychopharmacology. *Applicants are encouraged to contact their state professional counseling licensing board to confirm that the courses offered in the Clinical Mental Health Certificate program will help to achieve their licensing goals. Learn more at usd.edu/online-mhc.

DELIVERY: Online

Application Requirements


  1. Completed application
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts*
  4. Letters of recommendation*
  5. Admission test scores*
  6. Statement of purpose
  7. Resume/CV*

*Requirements for admission vary by program and may require different documentation and have different deadlines. For specific program requirements and submission deadline, visit: catalog.usd.edu.

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live


If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization

Questions?


Division of Counseling and Psychology in Education
605-658-6623 | cpe@usd.edu | usd.edu/cpe

Graduate Admissions 
605-658-6200 | gradadmissions@usd.edu  | usd.edu/grad

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