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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Springfield College

12 months
Duration
1105 USD/credit 33150 USD/year
1105 USD/credit 33150 USD/year
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About

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Springfield College provides students with a solid foundation of counseling theory and skills. With a strong focus on practice, students are offered opportunities for internships and practicums, along with classes taught by clinically experienced faculty, to prepare them to become licensed mental health counselors.

Overview

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Springfield College offers full courses in psychopharmacology; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; and crisis intervention. 

Our students graduate grounded in the theoretical bases of behavior—from the biological and psychological to cognitive and social perspectives—which positions students to pursue and fully achieve their professional career goals. 

Careers

Springfield College has excellent partnerships with outpatient psychiatric agencies, hospital-based inpatient psychiatric units, crisis intervention facilities, and local hospital emergency departments, among others that support you as you gain valuable experiences in the field. We’ll help find the right setting for you to grow personally and professionally as a clinician.

Your timing for a future in mental health counseling is great, too. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the hiring of mental health counselors is expected to increase by 36 percent through 2020, faster than the average growth rate or most other fields. Many of these roles will be in areas including individual and family services, residential mental health and substance abuse facilities, and outpatient mental health and substance abuse centers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment, Appraisal and Testing in Counseling 
  • Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice in Counseling 
  • Counseling Diverse Populations 
  • Psychopathology: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Counseling Theories 
  • Group Work: Theories and Practice 
  • Counseling Skill Development 
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan 
  • Career Counseling and Development 
  • Psychopharmacology 
  • Trauma and Crisis Counseling
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application Form 
  • Graduate Admissions Essay
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts from All Institutions Previously/Currently Attended
  • Interview
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1105 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1105 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Springfield

900 - 1400 USD /month
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Funding

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