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Mental Health Counseling

The City University of New York

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
855 USD/credit
855 USD/credit
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About

The MS program in Mental Health Counseling at The City University of New York leads to New York State licensing. Candidates seeking specialization in college counseling enroll in the mental health program.

Overview

The department offers a sequence of courses for practicing school counselors who already hold certification who are seeking a bilingual extension. For additional information, please refer to this Bulletin under Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel.

Learning outcomes

Either MS Mental Health Counseling program at The City University of New York can be completed in 2 years full-time (which requires attendance in daytime classes) or 3 to 4 years part-time with evening classes. All candidates for either master’s degree must take the 36-credit sequence of basic and advanced core courses, 12 credits of specialization courses, and 12 credits in fieldwork (for a total of 700 hours).

Programme Structure

  • The Mental Health Counseling program is registered with the New York State Education Department and leads to licensing as a Mental Health Counselor. 
  • Post-degree clinical hours and exams are required beyond the master’s degree for permanent licensing. Dr. Matthew Day and Dr. Jennifer Kyle are the advisors for the Mental Health Counseling program.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of the following five prerequisite course areas: 
  • Introduction to psychology
  • Developmental psychology (child, adolescent, or life-span)
  • Abnormal psychology (or Psychopathology)
  • Statistics
  • Social basis of behavior (sociology, anthropology, or social psychology).
  • In the 500-word essay on the admissions application, please describe your motivations for entering the counseling profession and your expectations of graduate-level study.
  • Interview may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Funding

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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