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Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

University of Pittsburgh

24 months
Duration
33770 USD/year
33770 USD/year
28278 USD/year
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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

Programme 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

Applications received after the deadline and before June 1 will be considered if space is available

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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

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  • International

    33770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33770 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33770 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    28278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28278 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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