24 months
1420 USD/credit 42600 USD/year
1420 USD/credit 42600 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling program at the Adelphi University is designed to prepare students to be mental health counselors in a variety of settings including schools, community agencies, hospitals and clinics, as well as in U.S. and international settings. 


The degree program in Mental Health Counseling at the Adelphi University prepares you for a variety of careers in healthcare, including opportunities in hospitals, medical centers, outpatient clinics, private practice and organizations.

Your career options include: 

  • Mental health counselor
  • Private practice (business owner)
  • School-based mental health
  • Case management
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Behavioral health administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personality, Psychopathology Diagnosis 
  • Research Design  
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Mental Health Counseling One 
  • Trauma 
  • Clinical Assessment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.1 GPA 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • General GRE scores (subject test not required)
  • A personal essay
  • Transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • An admissions interview
  • Prerequisite courses or an equivalent in General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    42600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    42600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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