Professional Mental Health Counseling, Master | Lewis and Clark College | Oregon, United States
M.A/M.S On Campus

Professional Mental Health Counseling

42 months
1025 USD/credit 17571 USD/year
1025 USD/credit 17571 USD/year
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The 60-credit Professional Mental Health Counseling program from Lewis and Clark College allows students to emphasize working with either children/adolescents or adults and to choose from a rich array of electives to begin gaining expertise in areas of special interest. 


Key Features

A majority of states now require a 60-credit degree for licensing and this degree program makes this prospect readily available to our students.

The Professional Mental Health Counseling program from Lewis and Clark College prepares students to become mental health counselors who work in a variety of settings such as community mental health clinics, schools, hospitals, the corrections system, community colleges, colleges and universities, residential treatment centers, and private practice.  

Courses emphasize grounding in human development, multiple theoretical perspectives, and empirically-informed practices. Classes offer opportunities to apply knowledge to realistic client problems and counseling situations. Classroom interaction with peers and faculty contributes to developing professional skills, the ability to accept feedback, learn from supervision, and  develop an expanding network of peers. 

The variety of personal, cultural and educational backgrounds and views of our students enhance classroom discussions and enrich your educational experience. Faculty members use diverse instructional approaches and are committed to continuing reflective practice to increase our effectiveness in preparing professional counselors.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling and Social Justice
  • Theory and Philosophy of Counseling
  • Research Methods in Counseling
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Life Span Development
  • Diversity and Social Justice
  • Practical Skills for Counselors
  • Diagnosis of Mental and Emotional Disorders
  • Counseling and Interventions with Adults

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate major in psychology, plus a course in sociology, cultural anthropology, women’s studies, or ethnic studies.
  • An undergraduate major in sociology, anthropology, women’s or gender studies, or other interdisciplinary social science, plus an introductory psychology course.
  • Complete the following MOOC course and present the midterm and final exams to a faculty advisor after admission into the program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17571 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 42 months.
  • National

    17571 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 42 months.

Living costs for Oregon

1031 - 1701 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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