APPLIED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
(Minimum of 17 credits required)
The undergraduate certificate in Applied Mental Health Services, offered jointly by the Department of Psychology and by the Department of Counselor Education in the College of Education, provides a curricular experience for students who wish to pursue careers in clinical psychology, mental health counseling and allied human services that enhances the student's chosen major. This program is also specialized training for students who wish to pursue graduate degrees in these critical-need careers.
Students who have completed 60 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or better may apply for the certificate program. The program requires a minimum of 17 credits by completing the psychology and counselor education courses below. Students must attain a 3.0 GPA or better to qualify for the certificate. A grade of "C-" or better (unless otherwise noted in the course description) is required in all psychology courses taken as part of the requirements for the Applied Mental Health Services certificate. Students receiving a bachelor's degree in the Department of Psychology will meet the requirements for certification by completing the courses listed below, as well as their prerequisites. Students from other departments should meet with an advisor to determine eligibility and requirements for this certificate program. Students who qualify will receive a certificate of completion and a notation on their transcript. Please see the specific courses required by visiting: https://www.fau.edu/registrar/university-catalog/pre-catalog/interdis-programs/#amhs