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Mental Health Counseling - Dual License

Bridgewater State University

M.Ed.
48 months
Duration
439 USD/credit
439 USD/credit
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About

This 66-credit program is for those seeking dual licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Massachusetts by the Board of Registration and a School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor License with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Overview

Program requirements have been designed to meet current state licensing requirements (CMR 262) and initial licensure by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a school social worker/school adjustment counselor.

The Mental Health Counseling - Dual License MEd at Bridgewater State University offers:

  • Diverse faculty with extensive teaching and administrative experience in the fields of mental health counseling
  • Development of critical thinking skills, as well as oral and written communication capabilities
  • Small classes facilitating a more personalized learning experience
  • Affordable tuition, whether you live in state or out of state
  • Provides a comfortable learning environment for older, non-traditional graduate students

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Theories and Techniques for Mental Health Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Research and Evaluation
  • The Professional Counselor: Standards, Ethics and Legal Issues
  • Applied Counseling: Adolescent-Adult
  • Applied Counseling: Pre-Adolescent
  • Psychopathology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
2.8

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $50 application fee
  • Resume 
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
  • Minimum GPA - Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.8 (or 3.0 based upon last 60 credits). If candidate holds a Master's degree, a minimum graduate GPA of 3.5 is required
  • GRE Scores- A composite score of 290 or greater on the quantitative and verbal parts of the GRE General Test
  • MTEL Score - A passing score on the Communication and Literacy portion of the MTEL
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • National

    439 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    439 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

International

  • Tuition: $1,260.00 
  • Required Fees (all students): $6,641.28

Funding

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