The Clinical Mental Health Counseling curriculum from Fielding Graduate University prepares you to develop a broad and comprehensive view of the field of Clinical Mental Health Counseling through a rigorous program of study. You will gain knowledge about professional identity, multicultural theories, ethics, social justice advocacy, counseling theories, and issues impacting the profession.
The CMHC program is designed to meet the accreditation standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The Fielding distributed learning approach features coursework delivered through a synchronous and asynchronous format, two annual residencies, cluster/cohort meetings, and clinical training through practicum and internship in an approved setting near you.
Student Learning OutcomesThe primary goals of the program are to:
- Prepare for licensure eligibility as a professional counselor
- Gain the knowledge and skills to be a culturally competent counselor
- Acquire real-world clinical experience
- Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Counseling Theories
- Professional Identity: Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling
- Introduction to Counseling Skills and Techniques
- Addictive Disorders
- Career Development
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHealth Sciences Counselling Clinical Psychology View 894 other Masters in Counselling in United States
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Online Application Form
- Statement of Purpose
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
- Official Transcript
International720 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 720 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National720 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 720 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
Most of Fielding's scholarships are open to students from anywhere in the world, and we work closely with international students who have external funding through loans, sponsorship, scholarships, or other sources.
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.