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Counseling (Concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration)

DePaul University

36 months
Duration
668 USD/credit 20040 USD/year
668 USD/credit 20040 USD/year
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The Counseling (Concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration) from DePaul University prepares graduates to work in settings such as community agencies, private practices, hospitals, foster care agencies, and correctional facilities. You’ll be prepared to help clients overcome the obstacles that prevent them from leading healthy and productive lives.

Overview

​The Counseling (Concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration) from DePaul University is a practitioner-oriented program that is designed to prepare students to enter the professional field of clinical mental health counseling. Our program integrates counseling knowledge, skills, and clinical field experiences based on current research and best practices to help students develop their professional identities as clinical mental health counselors. 

With a sound foundation in counseling and mental health training, graduates will be able to work within a variety of clinical settings such as community mental health centers, day treatment and in-patient hospital settings, employee assistance plans, correctional facilities, foster care agencies, group homes, youth mentoring programs, colleges and universities, and private practice settings. Within these settings, our graduates are equipped to address and resolve personal, familial, and social concerns that interfere with clients’ abilities to lead healthy and productive lives. 

Unique to the Counseling program at DePaul University are opportunities for our students to learn in our state-of-the-art training facility (Education and Counseling Center), and a rigorous education in multiculturalism and social justice. 

The Program

  • The program’s focus is on training students to become culturally competent practitioners who can serve as advocates and leaders for clients, communities, and the profession. Graduates of our program have become counselors and leaders serving culturally and linguistically diverse populations (e.g., clients who are LGBTQ, of varied racial and ethnic backgrounds, and economically disenfranchised).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal And Ethical Issues In Counseling
  • The Counseling Profession
  • Group Counseling
  • Testing And Appraisal
  • Assessment And Treatment Of Chemical Dependency

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate admission application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Résumé
  • Letters of recommendation from professors or work supervisors; applicants to the master's degree program are required to submit three letters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    20040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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