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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Nebraska Kearney

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
495 USD/credit
226 USD/credit
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About

The mission of the Counselor Education Program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is to graduate knowledgeable and clinically skilled professional counselors who are competent to work with and advocate for diverse clients in a variety of settings, with special emphasis in rural mental health.

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Overview

The program helps students develop a strong counselor professional identity through ethical and competent practice as well as expanding self-awareness. The following program meets the academic requirements for the Mental Health Practitioner License (LMHP) regulated by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Students in Clinical Mental Health Counseling are eligible to obtain the appropriate national certification (e.g., NCC) and Nebraska state licensure (LMHP/LPC/LIMHP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Psychology and Education 
  • Child and Adolescent Development and Interventions 
  • Clinical Treatment Issues in Addictions Counseling 
  • Ethical, Legal and Professional Counseling 
  • Adult Development 
  • Introduction to Counseling and Social Advocacy
  • Techniques of Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders
  • Theories of Counseling 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you were conditionally admitted, this condition must have been met.
  • Application for Candidacy must be made prior to completion of half of the required hours on the student's program of study.
  • A grade of B or higher in CSP 855 Techniques of Counseling with a B or higher.
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.
  • Demonstrate professional fitness and competencies.
  • Adhere to ethical standards.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    226 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 226 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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