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Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NJ,
The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Rowan University is highly valued by candidates that wish to fulfill the educational requirements necessary to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). 

About

The M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 60 credit hour program that was designed to fulfill the educational requirements outlined in the Professional Counselor Examiners Committee Laws. In addition to the course work, students are required to complete/defend an original research project (i.e., a Masters Thesis) and complete a minimum of 600 hours of supervised practicum experience at an approved placement site. Students may choose from two tracks of study: The Thesis Track and the Non-Thesis/Advanced Clinical Track.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling: Development of Basic Skills

  • Psychopathology I: Diagnosis and Epidemiology

  • Psychopathology II: Conceptualization and Etiology

  • Counseling Theory and Techniques

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • An online application and non-refundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records- Students must have earned a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited school.
  • Official Test Scores
  • Recommendations from three individuals for Ph.D. programs and two for masters programs, 
  • Personal Statement- This is part of the online application.
  • Interview with Admissions Committee-Required only for the Cell and Molecular Biology (PhD/MS) and Histopathology applicants. 
  • Optional Resume or CV

Tuition Fee

  • International

    857 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 857 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    857 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 857 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Glassboro

  • 1014 - 2500 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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