The M.A. in Counseling, Behavioral Health Administration Concentration (non-licensure) includes a foundation of courses in counseling theory, ethics and practice, as well as electives that provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a management career in behavioral health organizations.
Upon completion of the Concentration in Behavioral Health Administration, students will be able to:
- Research, develop and write grant proposals to support programs and initiatives in the behavioral health field
- Develop and interpret behavioral healthcare organization budgets and financial plans, and apply the information to organization management and planning
- Apply behavioral healthcare management and organizational leadership strategies to decision-making processes.
- Fundamentals of Therapeutic Interaction (4 credits)
- Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice (3 credits)
- Human Growth and Development in Counseling (3 credits)
- Diagnosis and Treatment Planning (3 credits)
- Principles and Methods of Assessment (3 credits)
- Career Counseling and Development (3 credits)
- Social and Cultural Diversity Issues in Counseling (3 credits)
- Grant Writing (3 credits)
- Budgeting and Finance in Behavioral Healthcare Systems (3 credits)
- Applied Leadership in Behavioral Healthcare Organizations (3 credits)
- Counseling Capstone (2 credits)