Master of Science in Clinical Counseling

The Master of Science in Clinical Counseling program is a professional development program designed to prepare graduates with knowledge and skills necessary to apply for licensure in Missouri as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Our aim is to graduate competent, socially conscious, reflective, evidence-based counselors who understand an individual's development through the life span and are able to meet the needs of a diverse society. In order to achieve that aim, counseling graduates are exposed to formal academic knowledge, applicable skills, and the clinical learning experiences.

Graduates of this program will be employable in clinical counseling arenas such as correctional facilities, mental health centers, and psychiatric institutions, or be prepared to work in private practice. The program is 60 credit hours in length and may be completed in less than three calendar years through a full-time course of study. Students may also opt for part-time study. This program is offered in Columbia, Maryland HeightsPark Hills and Sedalia. Courses are typically taught in a traditional setting, one to two evenings per week.

We welcome your interest in the program. If you have general questions about the program, please email or call the admissions office at 660-248-6651. If you have specific questions about the content or process of the program, please contact the advisor at the program site where you are interested in attending.



KeownTheresa L. Keown, NCC, LPC
MSCC Program Coordinator - Park Hills
Responsibilities: Coordinator, instructor, and advisor for graduate degree program in Clinical Counseling at the Park Hills site. Clinical background in group work, residential treatment for adolescent males, children, family, domestic violence, couples counseling, treatment foster care case management, co-occurring disorders, in-home therapy, and safety services.

SchubertAngela Schubert, PhD, LPC, NCMHC, NCC
MSCC Assistant Professor, MSCC Program Coordinator - Sedalia
Director of Clinical Counseling Center
Responsibilities: Coordinator, professor, and advisor for graduate degree program in Clinical Counseling at the Sedalia site. Director of the CMU Clinical Counseling Training Center overseeing practicum students who provide clinical counseling services to SFCC students. Clinical background in eating disorders, gender and sexual orientation issues, sexuality, and ageism.

TaylorJessica Z. Taylor, Ph.D., LPC
MSCC Program Coordinator – Maryland Heights
Responsibilities: Coordinator, instructor, and advisor for graduate degree program in Clinical Counseling at the Maryland Heights site. Clinical background in working with young adult cancer survivors, adolescent males in residential treatment, and women's issues.

JohnmeyerConnie J. Johnmeyer, Ph.D.
MSCC Director
Responsibilities: Director of program with sites in Columbia, Maryland Heights, Park Hills, and Sedalia. Clinical background in chronic mental illness, developmental disabilities, incarcerated sexual offenders, suicide prevention, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual assault prevention, sexuality education, relationship enhancement, military psychology, and the general mental health issues of depression, anxiety and adjustment disorders.