Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Care
This program is no longer accepting new applications.
As part of its ongoing curriculum review and refresh to better serve its students, UMUC has eliminated some of its undergraduate certificate programs. Current students have been contacted to ensure timely completion of the program or to discuss alternative programs of interest.
If you are enrolled in this program, please use the curriculum requirements below to track your success as you complete your certificate. Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions.
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The clinical mental health care certificate is designed to meet the needs of individuals who currently work or desire to work in mental health care settings. The program focuses on mental health disorders, diagnostic procedures, and treatment protocols. It is designed to better prepare students to work in clinical settings (such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, and nonprofit outreach programs) under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or medical doctor. With appropriate choice of courses, the certificate may be completed while pursuing the Bachelor of Science in psychology.
Note: Courses may be applied to only one certificate; some prerequisites may need to be fulfilled before beginning certificate courses.
Five required courses:
- PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
- PSYC 300 Research Methods in Psychology (3)
- PSYC 353 Abnormal Psychology (3)
- PSYC 335 Theories of Personality (3)
- PSYC 436 Introduction to Clinical Psychology (3)
A supporting elective or electives totaling 3 credits chosen from the following: 3
- PSYC 301 Biological Basis of Behavior
- PSYC 307X Substance Abuse: An Introduction
- PSYC 309C Psychology of Eating Disorders
- PSYC 309X Ethics in Mental Health and Psychological Treatment
- PSYC 310 Sensation and Perception
- PSYC 451 Tests and Measurements
Total credits for certificate in Clinical Mental Health Care: 18
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