Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s program provides graduate-level training in the art and science of mental health in order to produce Professional Counselors/Professional Clinical Counselors who effectively enhance the lives of individuals, groups, and communities. The degree leads to professional identity founded on a holistic perspective, knowledge about bio-psycho-social causes of distress, and social/occupational impairments, skills related to human development as well as the treatment of psychopathology and competence in advocacy and outreach.
- School of Counseling application supplement form
- Three letters of recommendation (departmental reference form)
- Interview will be required for all applicants who meet admission criteria
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Applications to the master's degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants are strongly urged to apply as early as possible. For applicants who have complete application materials on file and who are selected for an interview, admission interviews usually begin in January for the Fall admission cohort, and September for the Spring admission cohort. New admits will not be accepted once the program reaches cohort capacity.
It is expected that graduates from the Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s program will have gained: (1) a professional identity founded on human growth/wellness from a holistic perspective, (2) knowledge about bio-psycho-social causes of client distress and social/occupational impairments, (3) skills related to the enhancement of human development as well as the treatment of psychopathology, and (4) confidence/competence related to improving one’s community through individual, group, and societal advocacy and outreach.
Not all departments offer graduate assistantships. Students should inquire with the department directly to determine assistantship availability.
Financial Aid Information
Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.
Tuition and Fees
Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.
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