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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The University of Texas at San Antonio

24 months
Duration
16068 USD/year
16068 USD/year
4002 USD/year
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About

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program of The University of Texas at San Antonio is offered by the Department of Counseling. 

Overview

Basic Degree Information/Description

This clinical program emphasizes creativity, diversity, developmental and relational processes, ethics, and professional identity within Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Students may earn credit toward a state license and/or certification to practice in clinical settings (i.e., Licensed Professional Counselor, etc.). The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). 

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program of The University of Texas at San Antonio is designed for students who wish to become mental health counselors and meet the curricular requirements for state of Texas counselor licensure (Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC). This program requires 60 semester hours that includes 700 hours of practicum and internship.

Why pursue a M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling?

The Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program offers:

Once you complete the 60-hour CMHC degree, your training will meet or exceed standards established by state and national bodies. We believe the 60-hour CMHC program will provide you with a competitive degree when seeking licensure, applying for Federal employment, working with military families and veterans, and seeking reimbursement through TRICARE and other insurance panels. Furthermore, a 60-hour degree is the new benchmark for training in professional counseling.

Career Options Available for a Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate

  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling Theories
  • Clinical Assessment and Appraisal Strategies for Counselors
  • Group Theory and Process
  • Diagnosis in Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in Education, Psychology or Sociology is required
  • Students not meeting this requirement will need to have 18 semester hours of leveling courses in either, psychology, sociology, education or a closely related field
  • Applicants without adequate coursework preparation in Education, Psychology, Sociology or a related field may be required to take Helping Skills and, at the discretion of the admissions committee, to complete up to 15 additional hours of preparatory courses as a condition of admission
  • A completed a Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America
  • Three Applicant Rating Forms are required
  • A two-page narrative statement is required
  • English language proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16068 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16068 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    16068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16068 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4002 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4002 USD per year during 24 months.

Funding

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