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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Slippery Rock University

24 months
9288 USD/year
9288 USD/year
6192 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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In the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Slippery Rock University, students can choose from four areas of concentration: School and Youth Counseling, Adult Counseling, Addiction Counseling, and Counseling Older Adults. Students in this program benefit from a network of agencies and schools that provide valuable professional experience through practicums and internships.


Key facts

Slippery Rock University's Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 60 credit-hour program, accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, that leads to eligibility for Pennsylvania licensure as a Professional Counselor. Students choosing the School and Youth Counseling concentration can also meet the requirements for Pennsylvania School Counselor certification.Graduates are qualified for employment in a variety of settings, including community mental health agencies, residential treatment facilities, elementary and secondary schools, and hospitals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lifespan Development
  • Helping Relationships
  • Counseling 
  • Social and Cultural Diversity 
  • Research
  • Career Development and Counseling
  • Models of Adaptive Behavior Group Counseling
  • Ethics in Counseling Counseling Theory Assessment in Counseling
  • Foundations of Addiction 
  • Practicum in Group Leadership 
  • Counseling the Addict
  • Counseling the Adult
  • Foundations of Adulthood 
  • Practicum in Group Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • A minimum grade point average of a 3.0 is required to be considered for unconditional admission
  • GRE/MAT requirement is waived due to COVID-19 until further notice
  • Personal Statement indicating your interest in the program, experience, and career goals (please see prompt on the form)
  • Reference Release Form listing your two academic references
  • Two Electronic Academic Reference Forms from a former or current college or university faculty member with knowledge of the applicant's academic aptitude, suitability for intended program area, and ability to form interpersonal relationships.  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4644 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    9288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4644 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3096 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Grove City

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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