ISU Meridian Health Science Center

Master of Counseling, Mental Health

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Since 1980, the Department of Counseling has offered the Master of Counseling degree in Meridian. The Mental Health Counseling program requires six semesters of course work as well as summer-session classes.

Counseling faculty members and doctoral students fly from Pocatello each week to offer the classes and support services. Selected classes are also provided by resident faculty members in Meridian and through distance learning. Counseling courses offered at ISU-Meridian are generally held on Mondays and Wednesdays in the late afternoon and evening.

The Master of Counseling degree is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students who complete the Master of Counseling degree have a minimum of 1,000 hours of supervised experience and are eligible to apply to take the examination for the Idaho Board of Professional Counselors, National Board of Certified Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists first-tier license of Licensed Professional Counselor.

For information regarding this program and a downloadable application packet, go to the ISU Department of Counseling home page at

ISU-Meridian Contacts:

Dr. Judith Crews, Ph.D., LCPC, LMFT, NCC
Associate Professor
(208) 373-1717

Dr. Liz Horn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
(208) 373-1718

ISU-Pocatello Contacts:

Department of Counseling
921 S. 8th Avenue-Stop 8120
Pocatello, ID 83209-8120
1-800-477-4781 or 208-282-3156


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209