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Professional Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Concentration

William Paterson University of New Jersey

M.Ed.
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1107 USD/credit
1107 USD/credit
710 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Professional Counseling offers opportunities for a degree at the MEd level.

Overview

Within the department, the CACREP-accredited professional counseling program seeks to prepare, educate, and mentor ethical and competent professional counselors who are knowledgeable in issues of diversity and life span development. The program further seeks to enhance development of self-awareness, skills in advocating for clients/students and the profession, consultation and collaboration skills, and clinical practice in a diverse and technological society. 

With the CACREP-accredited program in professional counseling, students are prepared to be counselors, regardless of their future work site. With this is mind, all students take a common core of 42 credits. The school counseling and clinical mental health concentrations are both 60 credit hours and prepare students to be licensed and/or certified in the state. Post-master's courses leading to certification as a school counselor or licensure as a Licenssed Professional Counselor are also available. In this program, students will gain an understanding of the eight core curriculum areas as delineated by CACREP and the State of New Jersey. They will also be educated on how to provide competent and effective direct services to clients/students across the life span in clinical mental health and school settings, as well as how to develop a broad understanding of multicultural issues and to advocate for and meet the needs of clients/students from diverse backgrounds.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
  • Counseling Theories and Practice
  • Career Development
  • Human Development Across the Life Span

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.75 on 4.00 scale or a master’s degree from an approved college/university.
  • Satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), or on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
  • Essay
  • Two professional letters of reference.
  • Interview with counseling faculty and writing sample.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1107 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    1107 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    710 USD/credit
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    Based on the original amount of 710 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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