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Mental Health Counseling

Mercy College New York

12 months
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927 USD/credit 27810 USD/year
927 USD/credit 27810 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling at Mercy College New York will prepare you for licensing as a mental health counselor, as determined by the Committee of Higher Education and Professional Practice of the New York State Education Department. 

Overview

The Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling at Mercy College New York will prepare you for licensing as a mental health counselor, as determined by the Committee of Higher Education and Professional Practice of the New York State Education Department. 

By the end of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Identify and apply the American Mental Health Counseling Association standards to qualify to take the licensing examination in Mental Health Counseling required by New York State
  • Demonstrate mastery of the eight CACREP Core Counseling Competencies: Human Growth and Development, Social and Cultural Foundations, Theories of Counseling, Groups, Lifestyle and Career Development, Appraisal, Research and Program Evaluation, and Professional Orientation and Ethics
  • Identify and treat symptoms presented by clients
  • Define, explain, and apply counseling methods for the assessment, diagnosis & treatment of mental disorders
  • Apply current knowledge and research from social and behavioral sciences, including the use of technology, to the practice of counseling
  • Identify and explain the impact of cultural diversity on counseling techniques and make appropriate applications

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Counseling and Ethics
  • Human Development
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Counseling and Application I
  • Mlticltrl Prspctives in Cnslng
  • Counseling and Application II
  • Practicum in Group Work
  • Career Devlpmnt and Cnslng

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé
  • Test scores
  • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 927 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 927 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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Funding

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