M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Radford University

12 months
17441 USD/year
17441 USD/year
8915 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Radford University helps students develop a strong counselor professional identity through ethical and competent practice as well as expanding self-awareness. Students serve as professional mental health counselors who practice in community agencies and other clinical mental health settings.

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The Clinical Mental Health Counseling concentration in Radford University’s Department of Counselor Education prepares emerging counselors through an experiential, contextual, and systemic curriculum, infused with foundational and current counseling-related research, counseling and human development needs of clients from diverse backgrounds and culturally diverse populations, and clinical and outreach activities.


Students preparing to work as clinical mental health counselors through our program will gain the professional knowledge, skills, and practices necessary to address a wide variety of circumstances within the clinical mental health counseling context. Our program provides these foundations through the following objectives to:
  • Recruit qualified applicants ensuring equal consideration of candidates from diverse and underrepresented populations, (e.g., racial, ethnic, sexual, disabled, economic minorities, etc.);
  • Provide experiences that inform and facilitate professional identity through personal and professional growth;
  • Teach the effective application of legal and ethical standards specific to clinical mental health counseling practice;
  • Assist students in developing multicultural counseling competencies (e.g., awareness, knowledge, and skills) to meet the needs of a pluralistic society;
  • Teach the core counseling skills and strategies that are foundational to clinical mental health counseling;
  • Contribute to the clinical mental health counseling profession through professional engagement (e.g., membership in professional organizations, participation in conferences, participation in advocacy and social justice initiatives);
  • Provide students information and support in the licensure process;
  • Provide connections to mental health and other relevant community partners
  • Support students in their identification of appropriate post-graduate employment opportunities;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Growth and Development 
  • Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 
  • Group Counseling Theories and Techniques 
  • Practicum: Individual Counseling Techniques 
  • Practicum: Group Counseling Techniques
  • Research in Counseling and Program Evaluation 
  • Career Counseling and Development
  • Group Counseling Theories and Techniques 
  • Assessment and Appraisal Techniques in Counseling 
  • Cultural and Diversity Counseling 
  • Advanced Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Syllabus of university study - For transfer students, a description of each course or subject studied must be submitted accompanied by a certified English translation. An evaluation of your transfer credit cannot be made without the course descriptions.
  • For students enrolled at a U.S. college, the Transfer Eligibility Form must be completed.
  • If you have been out of school for any period of time, other than school breaks, please send a letter that explains if you have been working, attending school, etc., along with the application for admission.
  • Confidential statement of Financial Support (see required immigration documents).
  • TOEFL/IELTS - (see English Proficiency).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17441 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17441 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8915 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8915 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Radford

996 - 1628 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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