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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Fielding Graduate University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
720 USD/credit
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The Clinical Mental Health Counseling programme at Fielding Graduate University prepares you for Professional Counselor licensure.

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Overview

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 Outcomes

The 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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Online Application Form 
  • Résumé 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation 
  • Official Transcript 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 720 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 720 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

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