Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.Sc. | Part time | Wilmington University | New Castle, United States
M.Sc. Blended

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

36 months
563 USD/credit 11260 USD/year
512 USD/credit 10240 USD/year
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wilmington University prepares students for professional counseling practice spanning a wide range of mental health issues in culturally diverse populations. Students will acquire an understanding of normal and abnormal behavior characteristics and theories pertaining to individual, group, family and career counseling.


Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wilmington University seeks to prepare students to be effective counselors in a diverse world and profession. Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals. Consistent with the values of the counseling profession, the CMHC program seeks to infuse multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills throughout the curriculum. The program is structured to ensure that students will develop a professional identity as a mental health counselor and will master the knowledge and counseling skills needed to practice effectively. Students are trained for careers in community mental health and human service agencies, educational institutions, private practices, as well as government, business and industrial settings. 

Learning outcomes

Two field experiences (practicum [100 hours] and internship [600 hours]) are required. Students are prepared to sit for the National Counseling Exam (NCE) administered by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) which awards the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential. Following 3200 hours of post-master’s supervised experience by licensed, professional, individuals who have NCC status may apply for state licensure to become a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPCMH) in the state of Delaware.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics and Practices of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology
  • Group Counseling
  • Counseling for Career Development
  • Family Counseling

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 563 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    10240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for New Castle

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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