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Clinical and Mental Health Counseling

Southern Arkansas University

48 months
7897 USD/year
7897 USD/year
5497 USD/year
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The purpose of the Clinical and Mental Health Counseling program at Southern Arkansas University is to provide a graduate-level training for individuals seeking employment by community mental health centers, the Arkansas State Department of Human Services, and other community agencies. 

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The master’s degree in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Southern Arkansas University is designed to provide students with training in both clinical and developmental counseling. It also meets Arkansas licensure requirements for Licensed Professional Counselors. 

Candidates for this degree will be required to develop skills necessary to provide personal and group counseling for clients in mental health, community agencies, private practice, and business and industry settings.

Learning Goals

  • Our graduates can communicate effectively.
  • Our graduates are prepared to be personally and socially responsible citizens.
  • Our graduates can think critically, solve problems, and make informed decisions.
  • Our graduates can use technology effectively in their fields.
  • Our graduates have content knowledge in their chosen fields and the necessary skills to be successful.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Counseling Theories
  • Basic Counseling Skills
  • Group Counseling
  • Human Development for Helping Professionals
  • Career Counseling: Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application.
  • Submit official transcript sent directly from the university where you have obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • Submit graduate entrance test score.
  • Submit proof of immunizations (MMR)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7897 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7897 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7897 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7897 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5497 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5497 USD per year during 48 months.


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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