Mental Health Counseling, M.Sc. | Palm Beach Atlantic University | West Palm Beach, United States
24 months
585 USD/credit 17550 USD/year
585 USD/credit 17550 USD/year
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You look around and you see a world in chaos at both a global and local level. You may not be able to create world peace or solve global hunger, but you are sure that you have the gift of compassion and can help make this a better world one person at a time. The Mental Health Counseling programme is offered at the Palm Beach Atlantic University.


Palm Beach Atlantic University, the  Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling programme prepares you to serve the world at a higher level by pursuing state licensure to counsel clients in a professional setting.

At PBA, we offer guidance that focuses on biblical, historical, theoretical and practical studies. Combined with our thriving community connections, we help you develop skills in the field of counseling to reach your potential.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Exhibit proficiency in counseling skills unique to forming and utilizing professional relationships in school and community settings.
  • Perform competently in the foundational knowledge base, outlined by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Program (CACREP)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Skills
  • Foundations of Counseling in the Mental Health Professions 
  • General Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • Individual Human Development: Theories Throughout the Life Cycle 
  • Research and Program Evaluation 
  • Group Theories and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • professional counseling orientation and ethical practice,
  • social and cultural diversity,
  • human growth and development,
  • career development,
  • counseling and helping relationships,
  • group counseling and group work,
  • assessment and testing, and
  • research and program evaluation (2016 CACREP Standards 2.F.1-8).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 585 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 585 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for West Palm Beach

1129 - 2030 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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