24 months
904 USD/credit 27120 USD/year
904 USD/credit 27120 USD/year
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Detroit Mercy offers graduate training to those interested in being a master's-level clinician across a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, human service organizations, public systems (mental health, child welfare, criminal justice), health care systems and psychiatric facilities.


Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Detroit Mercy curriculum is grounded in counseling theory and a strong emphasis on counseling skill development complements assessment practices, cultural competence, human development, and comprehensive program development and evaluation. 


Graduates of Detroit Mercy's Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program are typically hired immediately either by their internship site or by another organization. Our graduates fulfill such roles as therapist, clinical supervisor,program director, and researchers in an array of organizations such as the Veterans Administration, human service organizations, psychiatric hospitals and outpatient clinics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling and Human Development 
  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Program Development and Evaluation 
  • Career Counseling 
  • Counseling Skills 
  • Testing and Evaluation 
  • Group Counseling 
  • Trauma, Crisis and Prevention 
  • Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment 
  • Critical Issues in Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate overall GPA of 2.75 or higher, or a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the second half of the undergraduate degree program, or a graduate GPA of 3.0 on a previously completed graduate degree;
  • A minimum of 15 hours in the behavioral sciences including at least one course in statistics;
  • A letter of intent explaining your interests and qualifications  for admission into the University of Detroit Mercy counseling program and pursuit of a career in counseling;
  • Current resume;
  • Written responses to essay questions;
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals able to speak to your potential in the counseling field;
  • An interview with the faculty.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 904 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    27120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 904 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Highland Park

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.


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