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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Kutztown University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
774 USD/credit
774 USD/credit
516 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The program consists of core counseling courses, specialty area courses, and 700 hours of field experience.  Degree requirements for this program meet the educational requirements for state licensure in Professional Counseling.  Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Certified Counselor (NCC) examination, a state licensure prerequisite.    

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Overview

The mission of the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is to provide a high quality graduate education for individuals pursuing careers in professional counseling.

The programme

Included in the programs are an emphasis on developing assessment and research skills and using research findings in clinical mental health counseling.  Given the focus of this program, graduates enter the profession prepared to work in a variety of settings such as community mental health agencies, the Veterans Administration, hospitals, drug and alcohol treatment settings, and colleges/universities.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Orientation and Ethics in Mental Health
  • Intercultural Issues in Counseling
  • Fundamentals of Counseling 
  • Career Counseling Issues Across the Life Span 
  • Group Processes Seminar
  • Group Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Counseling Theories Seminar

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).
6.5 (required)
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.
79 (required)
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.
53 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application Form located on the Graduate Admissions Webpage
  • Processing Fee
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation written within the last 2 years (at least one academic reference if applicant graduated within the last 5 years)
  • Bachelor degree transcripts received (3.0 GPA)* or a Master's level transcript with a 3.0 or better
  • One-page, typed resume of employment and education history
  • Psychobiographical Statement - 1000 words,

Tuition Fee

  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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