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Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

University of Pittsburgh

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
46814 USD/year
46814 USD/year
27590 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Counseling is a program that blends the important concepts of rehabilitation and mental health counseling into a strong, cohesive training for clinical and professional counselors. We offer a master degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling at the University of Pittsburgh. 

Overview

Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counselors are uniquely qualified to work with individuals with disabilities, particularly those who are experiencing psychiatric disabilities or other mental and behavioral health concerns.

At the University of Pittsburgh, the 2-year Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program curriculum requires students to complete a 100-hour practicum during the first year and one full-time, semester-long internship in a professional clinical rehabilitation or mental health counseling setting during the second year. The program provides coursework in advanced counseling skills techniques, case conceptualization and treatment planning, assessment and diagnosis, and evidence-based paractice.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Foundations of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling 
  • Cultural Considerations in Counseling 
  • Counseling Skills and Techniques 
  • Clinical Counseling Mentorship 
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Cognitive and Mental Health Disorders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions contingent upon space available after March 1, 2020.

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the SHRS ApplyYourself online application.
  • Submit the $50 application fee (U.S.).
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Submit a minimum of three letters of recommendation – Preferably from individuals who have instructed you in academic settings and/or supervised research activities.
  • Submit a personal statement – Description of educational and long-term professional goals.
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Participate in an interview – Applicants may be required to complete a group interview with the counseling faculty as a part of the application process. Face-to-face interviews are preferred but other means can be arranged if indicated.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46814 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46814 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    27590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27590 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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