Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.Sc. | Duquesne University | Pittsburgh, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

24 months
1363 USD/credit 40890 USD/year
1363 USD/credit 40890 USD/year
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Students may complete the Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program from Duquesne University within 2 years or also have the option of completing the program on a part-time basis. 


This CACREP accredited program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program from Duquesne University prepares graduates for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) which is essential for employment in the mental health field and private practice. 

Students have the option of taking classes in the early evening and late afternoon. Graduates of the program are very successful in obtaining employment in mental health settings, working as out- and in-patient therapists, mobile therapists, substance abuse counselors, etc.

Graduates may obtain employment in or work as:

  • Community mental health centers
  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers
  • Career counseling centers
  • Mobile therapists
  • Family based mental health therapists
  • Outpatient therapists
  • Behavioral specialists consultants (BSC)
  • Probation/parole officers.

Counselor Education Program Objectives

The educational experiences of Duquesne's Counselor Education program:

  • Are grounded in theories of wellness, holism and development
  • Involve community engagement and are informed by an understanding of systemic context and multicultural theory
  • Focus on the core elements of an effective helping relationship
  • Emphasize self-awareness, personal development, and experiential learning.


Accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Therapeutic Techniques in Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Community-Based Interventions
  • Research Methods & Design
  • Multicultural Issues and Strategies in Counseling
  • Psychotherapeutic Aspects of Human Sexuality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Graduate education essay
  • The essay is limited to 250 words
  • Prompt: Discuss your professional plans upon acquiring a master's degree in counseling
  • Two (2) Recommendations
  • Official transcripts
  • English Proficiency Requirements
  • Transcript Credential Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1363 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    40890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1363 USD per credit 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.


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