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Mental Health Psychology

Central Washington University

12 months
Duration
9068 USD/year
9068 USD/year
3794 USD/year
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About

The Mental Health Psychology programme offered by the Central Washington University prepares those who want to work with clients in a variety of settings on emotional, personal, social, educational and vocational challenges. Ours is a small program with intense clinical training and supervision.

Overview

The Mental Health Psychology programme offered by the Central Washington University gives students a comprehensive understanding of professional and ethical practices, social and cultural diversity, social justice and advocacy, human growth and development, career development, assessment and research and program evaluation.

Our program requires 90 quarter hours and usually takes just over two years to complete. The program includes three practica under close faculty supervision in the department’s training clinic and a full-time four month internship experience, during which students have the opportunity both to work with clients in community settings and to collaborate and consult with other mental health professionals.

Careers

Graduates of this program are employed in mental health agencies, family counseling centers, private practices, corporate human resource positions, correctional settings, and many others that require expertise in human development and counseling skills. 

Accreditation

The program is accredited as a clinical mental health counseling program by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and meets the educational requirements for professional licensure as a counselor in Washington State and many other states.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Orientation: Mental Health Counseling
  • Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Tests and Measurements
  • Human Growth and Development, Advanced
  • Design and Statistical Analysis for Applied Research
  • Theories and Practice of Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Counseling and Assessment: Children and Adolescents

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 3.0 cumulative Grade Point Average - GPA -  or above (on a 4.0 scale) is required to be academically admissible. The Graduate School calculates the last 90 quarter hour or last 60 semester hour GPA.
  • If the applicant’s native language is not English, he or she is required to demonstrate proof of English proficiency.
  • All students must provide adequate financial documentation before an admission decision can be made and an I-20 issued.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4534 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4534 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    3794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1897 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ellensburg

895 - 1492 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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