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Counseling - Clinical Mental Health

Kutztown University

24 months
Duration
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
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About

The Counseling - Clinical Mental Health program of Kutztown University consists of core counseling courses, specialty area courses, and 700 hours of field experience. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Certified Counselor (NCC) examination, a state licensure prerequisite.

Overview

The mission of the Counseling - Clinical Mental Health program of Kutztown University is to provide a high quality graduate education for individuals pursuing careers in professional counseling. This program is structured around several core tenets:

  • Development of personal awareness of self as a counselor
  • Knowledge of counseling and psychological concepts
  • Skills in counseling and mental health service delivery across the life span  

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.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice.
  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Social and Cultural Diversity.
  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Human Growth and Development.
  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Career Development.
  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Helping Relationships.
  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Group Work.
  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Assessment.
  • Demonstrates content knowledge in the CACREP core area of Research and Program Evaluation.
  • Demonstrates the ability to competently provide the services and meet the responsibilities of a professional counselor.

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
  • Counseling Theories Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines for national students:

  • Fall - March 1
  • Spring - October 1

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Processing Fee.
  • 3 professional and/or academic letters of recommendation written within the last 3 years.  Acceptable professional references would be from a current or former: Professor, colleague/co-worker, supervisor. If you have graduated within the last three years, you must provide AT LEAST one ACADEMIC reference. 
  • 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.
  • Academic Goal Statement: The Kutztown University Counselor Education and Student Affairs Programs are designed to develop the competencies necessary for individuals to function as professionals within their discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Kutztown

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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