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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of San Diego

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1509 USD/credit
1509 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program at University of San Diego is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). As a CMHC student, you'll learn evidence-based practices by engaging coursework.

Overview

Through our core curriculum and practice in the field, you'll be prepared to become an exemplary counselor committed to ethical practice in diverse global contexts. We place a strong focus on program planning and evaluation, leadership, applied research and evidence-based interventions—as well as advocacy for human development issues and equitable access to quality services and programs. As a graduate of this program, you can work in a number of public and private clinical settings, or continue on to doctoral work.

This Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program at University of San Diego follows a specific course sequence and requires practicum work in the second year. You will have general administrative support from the deparment and a faculty advisor who can help you shape your studies and career path. When you step out into the professional world post-graduation, you'll be well prepared and deeply familiar with how to offer meaningful intervention and make a lasting impact.

Goals: 

  • Prepare students to lead purposeful lives with successful careers in leadership, education, counseling, and therapy in the 21st century.
  • Expand access and demonstrate inclusive excellence to benefit the learning and success of all students and to advance educational equity and become a first-choice school of education sciences for underrepresented students. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development
  • Research Methods in Counseling
  • Career Development Across Lifespan
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Counseling Psychology: Theory and Practice
  • Group Counseling
  • Assessment Techniques In Counseling
  • Clinical Interviewing
  • Advanced Counseling: Diagnosis & Treatment Plan
  • Addictions Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

  • Current Resume — You will submit a resume detailing your employment and/or educational experience.
  • Personal Statement, Statement of Purpose and/or Essays — Personal statement(s) vary depending on the program you are applying to. Please check the prompt in your application.
  • Letters of Recommendation — Your letters should be from professors familiar with your scholarly work, or from professional supervisors who have had experience in a graduate program and who can provide information about your potential for success as a graduate student. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1509 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1509 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1509 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1509 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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