Medical Sciences and Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine: MA, MHCBM, MMS, MS
from the Bulletin
The MMS/MHCBM is an 83-credit dual degree program. It offers students an opportunity to combine a broad-based program in medical sciences and mental health counseling & behavioral medicine, with a strong academic foundation in neuroscience. The MMS/MHCBM program is designed to be completed in two years with summer sessions, or in three years excluding summer sessions. In addition to coursework, students will develop research skills in the medical sciences as part of the successful completion of a thesis, and clinical mental health counseling skills with substantial field training. Successful completion of the program will also lead to eligibility for independent licensure as a clinical mental health counselor. Students completing the program will be awarded a Master of Arts in both Medical Science and Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine.