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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Wilmington University

M.Sc. On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
537 USD/credit
537 USD/credit
488 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) at 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.

Overview

Wilmington University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students - Rolling admission

Language

English
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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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
5.5
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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

  • International

    537 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 537 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    537 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 537 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    488 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 488 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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