24 months
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1143 USD/credit 36004 USD/year
1143 USD/credit 36004 USD/year
1143 USD/credit 36004 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Fairleigh Dickinson University will prepare culturally competent counselors who are dedicated to the service of the community through the enhancement of the dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual.

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Overview

Mission Statement

The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Fairleigh Dickinson University mission is to prepare counselors who integrate developmental, cultural, wellness, and diagnostic knowledge with clinical skills in order to enhance the lives of a diverse clientele.

Program Objectives

Graduates of the FDU CMHC program will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the core curriculum areas required by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the state of New Jersey Professional Counselor Examiners Committee.
  • Developmentally appropriate counseling skills.
  • Professional dispositions consistent with those necessary for professional counseling.
  • Awareness of inequities that affect clients, along with the ability to advocate for social justice and engage in social justice interventions.
  • A professional counselor identity while working in the continuum of care alongside other behavioral health professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Counseling Profession: History & Theories

  • Counseling Skills & Practices

  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning in Counseling I

  • Development Across the Lifespan

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Group Counseling

  • Lifestyle & Career Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Credits

63 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 in their undergraduate major field of study.
  • No GRE scores required.
  • Submission of official undergraduate and graduate transcript(s).
  • Submission of three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • Completion of a Fairleigh Dickinson Graduate School Application form.
  • A written personal statement of professional goals.
  • A personal group interview which will be scheduled after submission of application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1143 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    36004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1143 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    36004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1143 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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