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Bushnell University is now at Umpqua Community College!
Bushnell University and Umpqua Community College have collaborated to create a streamlined pathway for UCC students to pursue either a Bachelor of Science in Psychology or a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling—without leaving Roseburg.
Upon completing their AAOT at Umpqua Community College, students can pursue a bachelor of science degree in psychology. Bushnell faculty teach live, in-person evening courses at the UCC campus, providing students the same high-quality instruction they’d get attending classes at Bushnell. The first of its kind for Douglas County, this partnership gives students the benefits of live classroom participation to finish their degree without the commute to another campus. Hybrid learning modalities, with some courses live and some online, will also be available.
Offered in a cohort model, students have the opportunity to obtain their M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Roseburg, Ore.
Benefits and Graduate Outcomes
The Bachelor of Science degree in psychology prepares students for careers in mental health, counseling, community development, and social services. With current staffing shortages in the medical field and increased demand for mental health services, UCC students have the opportunity to meet needs in their community immediately upon graduating.
The Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health (CMHC) prepares students for careers in providing therapeutic support, counseling, community intervention, and social service leadership. Graduates of the CMHC program meet the academic standards leading to Oregon licensure as a professional counselor (LPC).
Students in these programs can participate in research practicums, internships, and a senior capstone project in their local community, giving them valuable experience to prepare them for the next stage in their education or career.
Planning Your Degree Pathway (Psychology)
There are important steps interested students should take to pursue the B.S. in psychology on the UCC campus:
- Contact your UCC academic advisor and pursue an associate of arts Oregon transfer (AAOT) degree. Not a UCC student yet? Visit umpqua.edu to learn more and apply.
- Connect with a Bushnell transfer advisor to ensure correct course sequencing and get answers to any questions.
Planning Your Degree Pathway (CMHC)
There are important steps interested students should take to pursue the M.A. in CMHC on the UCC campus:
- Connect with a Bushnell admission counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Psychology Course Offerings
|PSY 320: Developmental Psychology||PSY 411: Cross-Cultural Psychology|
|PSY 315: Forensic Psychology||PSY 414: Psychology of Human Sexuality|
|PSY 330: Psychology of Learning||PSY 420: Neurodiverse Psychology|
|PSY 340: Social Psychology||PSY 430: Psychology of Addiction|
|PSY 350: Research Methods||PSY 440: Psychology of Religion|
|PSY 370: Cognition||PSY 450: Psychometrics|
|PSY 380: Theories of Personality||PSY 465: Introduction to Counseling|
|PSY 390: Biological Psychology||PSY 475: Psychology of Trauma|
|PSY 407: Special Topics||PSY 499: Senior Capstone|
CMHC Course Offerings
|CMHC 500: Professional Orientation||CMHC 507: Special Topics|
|CMHC 511: Personality and Counseling Theory||CMHC 520: The Helping Relationship|
|CMHC 530: Ethical and Legal Issues||CMHC 540: Research and Evaluation|
|CMHC 550: Group Dynamics and Theory||CMHC 560: Human Growth and Development|
|CMHC 570: Lifestyle and Career Development||CMHC 590: Counseling in a Multicultural Society|
|CMHC 601: Family Systems||CMHC 611: Diagnosis and Neurodiversity|
|CMHC 612: Testing and Appraisal||CMHC 620: Addiction Counseling|
|CMHC 630: Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling||CMHC 640: Psychopharmacology|
|CMHC 685: Clinical Practicum I||CMHC 695: Clinical Internship|
|CMHC 699: Capstone|
Potential careers with a Bachelors in Psychology include:
- Human services case manager
- Correctional treatment specialist
- Childcare worker
- Gerontology aide
- Parole and probation officer
- Research assistant
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The B.S. in psychology is also an excellent foundation for advanced degree programs in fields such as counseling, social work, clinical psychology, and more.
Potential careers with a master’s degree in Counseling include:
- Clinical Supervisor
- Marriage and Family Therapist
- School Counselor
- Career Counselor
- Wellness Coach
- Behavior Analyst
- Case Manager
The M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is an excellent foundation to advance your career. Interested in other graduate degrees offered at Bushnell? Visit our graduate programs page.