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Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

24 months
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923 USD/credit 22152 USD/year
923 USD/credit 22152 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science (MS) in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology program at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine offers a dynamic curriculum designed to prepare counselors to work in the mental health field or to pursue doctoral study in psychology and counseling.

Overview

Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology program at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine provides specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy and training in empirically supported treatment techniques. Grounded in the cognitive-behavioral tradition, this program trains practitioner-scholars to offer assessment, therapy, consultation, program evaluation, social justice advocacy and followup services.

The mission of the master’s program in counseling and clinical health psychology is to prepare highly skilled, compassionate counselors to provide empirically based, culturally sensitive and collaborative interventions.

Career

The MS in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology program prepares individuals to work in mental health and medical settings—including mental health centers, inpatient psychiatric settings, outpatient clinics or group practices, general hospitals and private or public schools—providing assessment, therapy and consultation services.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Assessment and Counseling Skills
  • Lifespan Development
  • Winter Program Evaluation, Research Methods and Statistics
  • Foundations of Psychotherapy
  • Counseling Perspectives on Psychopathology
  • Spring Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling
  • Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • Tests and Measurements
  • Summer Group Therapy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the MS programs in Mental Health Counseling and/or Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology must have completed a bachelor's degree in psychology, counseling, education, social work or nursing from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Following the completion of the admission process, each applicant will be notified of the Admission's Committee decision in writing, including any conditions that must be satisfied prior to or following enrollment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22152 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 923 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22152 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 923 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

800 - 1300 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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Updated over a year ago

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