Lock Haven masters degrees ranked on GoGrad website

LOCK HAVEN – Lock Haven University had two of its master degree programs ranked on the GoGrad website, www.gograd.org, recently. The degree in clinical mental health counseling received a seventh place ranking out of 33 ranked programs for the top online master degree programs in counseling for 2015. LHU’s degree in sport science was ranked fourth on the GoGrad website for the top 24 online graduate programs in psychology.

In today’s world, online courses have become increasingly popular, and more and more institutions are making online courses available. The GoGrad website reviews online graduate programs to help make the search for available online master’s programs less confusing and easier to navigate. To view GoGrad’s rankings, visit www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/.

LHU’s master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling is an online 60 credit degree program, which has specializations in counseling military/veterans and their families, counseling children and adolescents and general clinical mental health counseling. The program is designated to be consistent with the requirements for licensure as a professional counselor in Pennsylvania.

Upon graduation from the program, students will have completed the educational requirements for licensure and be ready to fulfill the remainder of the Pennsylvania state requirements for a licensed professional counselor.

Students also will take the National Counselor Examination during their final year of the program. Students who pass this exam will meet all requirements to be a National Certified Counselor following full completion of the program. Students interested in the program can attend full or part-time. Applications are due by May 1.

The 30 credit master’s degree in sport science at LHU, which is 100 percent online, has tracks available in sport administration and sport and exercise psychology. Graduate study in sport science provides advanced preparation for those who love sports and wish to pursue sport-related careers. Graduates of the sport administration track are prepared for careers ranking from marketing, sales and sponsorship, to event planning and facility management in professional, amateur, educational and community sport setting.

Having examined how psychological factors influence sport performance and physical activity participation and how sport and physical activity involvement affect psychological well-being, graduates of the sport and exercise psychology track are prepared to help athletes and others achieve optimal performance. Students interested in either track can attend full or part-time and begin classes in fall, spring or summer.

For more information on graduate programs offered at Lock Haven University, visit www. lhup.edu/graduatestudies. To apply for LHU graduate programs, visit gradadmissions@lhup .edu.

For more information on Lock Haven University, visit www. LHUP.edu, email admis sions@LHUP.edu, or call 570-484-2011.