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Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

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The University of Oklahoma offers the Master of  Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) on the Norman, Tulsa, and Extended campuses.

This track prepares graduates for careers in counseling and emphasizes critical thinking, social justice, and multicultural competencies. This program is ideal for those pursuing a career as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and students completing this program will meet the academic requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor license administered by the state of Oklahoma Board of Behavioral Health.

The curriculum is a non-thesis, 60-credit hour program. Candidates selecting this option must include in their program the following courses: Theoretical Foundations of Human Relations (HR 5003), Current Problems in Human Relations (HR 5013), Research in Human Relations (HR 5023), and six hours of Internship in Human Relations (HR 5200). Students must also complete eighteen hours of required counseling coursework and twenty-seven hours of guided electives. A comprehensive exam is required of all candidates prior to completion of the degree.

For more information on the Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and meeting the requirements to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oklahoma, please contact:

Norman and Extended Campus (AP): Dr. Katie Allen (

Tulsa Campus: Linda Barnum  (


For degree forms, please visit:

Norman and Extended Campus Students: Forms, Deadlines, and Graduation tab.

Tulsa Students: Forms and FAQs tab.