Pace University’s MS in Mental Health Counseling program prepares you to take advantage of this trend and for jobs in professional settings such as mental health counseling facilities, hospitals, private practices, and intervention facilities.
Our degree provides strong foundations in advanced psychology, plus specialized knowledge in groundbreaking research like resiliency and positive-approach psychotherapy. Importantly, it also prepares graduates to become licensed practitioners in mental health counseling with specialties and emphases on areas ranging from loss and grief counseling, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress and resilience, and positive psychology.
This 60-credit program in Mental Health Counseling provides students with a strong foundation in clinical counseling and specialized knowledge in groundbreaking research and prepares graduates to become licensed practitioners in mental health counseling with specialties and emphases on areas ranging from loss and grief counseling, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress and resilience, and positive psychology. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on skills development using role-playing and group exercise, as well as interview techniques, research methods, and internships.
Graduates of this program are eligible for New York State certification in mental health counseling and are prepared for a variety of professional counseling positions as well as advanced training in specific theoretical approaches and training at the doctoral level.
This program also provides the foundational credits for students considering careers in higher education advisement or who might wish to move on to a doctoral program.
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