Intelligent.com ranks TU’s Counseling program as a top degree programPost Published On:
Intelligent.com this week named Thomas University’s completely online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling to two of its recently released lists. TU’s degree program ranked number 25 out of the top 60 nationwide in the Best Online Counseling Degree programs as well as number 11 out of the top 26 nationwide in the Best Online Master’s in Addictions and Recovery Degree Programs. Students in TU’s program have the option of earning a specialization in Alcohol and Addictions.
“We are so pleased to be recognized for these achievements,” said Dr. Pauline Patrick, Chair of the Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences. “This recognition is another layer for affirmation – for our faculty and students. Our faculty have worked hard to ensure the highest quality education to our graduate students. Despite the impact Covid has had on education, faculty have persevered.”
To determine its rankings, Intelligent.com ranks each program on a scale from 0 to 100 across five categories. The scoring system compares each university according to program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost, and student engagement. Researchers compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges across the United States. Intelligence.com noted that TU’s Counseling program has a low student-to-faculty ratio and is transfer-friendly.
“The Master of Science in Counseling program at Thomas University is very proud of the recognition it gets from outside sources as it confirms what we believe about our program: That we offer a quality education, with rigorous academic and clinical experiences to prepare the next generation of counselors to advocate and serve those most in need,” said Dr. Cristina Jones, Program Director for Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. “We strive every day to better our program by adding opportunities for students to achieve their goals of helping others.”
“We strive every day to better our program by adding opportunities for students to achieve their goals of helping others.”Dr. Cristina Jones, Program Director for Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
TU’s completely online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Degree is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
“Thomas University’s program is unique in that it truly offers an online experience that mirrors face-to-face learning,” Jones said. “Our faculty are dedicated to making personal connections with students and providing mentorship and career direction. We are always looking for new ways to improve the student experience and ensure that they are prepared for the difficult work of counseling. We are one of the only accredited online programs that confirms it meets the licensing requirements in all 50 states so that regardless of residency, our students can feel confident that they are on the path to licensure.”
To learn more about Intelligent.com’s rankings, visit www.intelligent.com/best-online-counseling-degree-programs or www.intelligent.com/best-online-masters-in-addictions-and-recovery-degree-programs.