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Mental Health Counseling

Mercy College New York

M.Sc.
30 months
Duration
842 USD/credit
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About

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
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis except for a few graduate programs. 

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.
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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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application
  • Submit a nonrefundable $40 application fee. 
  • Submit official baccalaureate transcript(s)
  • Supporting documents may be required depending on program of interest, which may include:
    • Letters of recommendation 
    • Personal statement
    • Résumé
    • Test scores
    • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

  • International

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.

Graduate Registration Fees

  • 12 credits or more : $310/term
  • Less than 12 credits: $155/term

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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