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School Adjustment and Mental Health Counseling

Cambridge College

24 months
574 USD/credit 17220 USD/year
574 USD/credit 17220 USD/year
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School Adjustment and Mental Health Counseling from Cambridge College prepares you for careers in mental health counseling working with PreK-12 students and their families in schools and clinical settings.


School Adjustment and Mental Health Counseling from Cambridge College emphasizes the use of evidence-based counseling strategies and features extensive real-world training experiences. Graduates will be ready to meet the licensing standards of the Massachusetts Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professionals and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Graduates with School Adjustment and Mental Health Counseling from Cambridge College  will gain knowledge and practical skills related to:

  • Therapeutic relationships
  • Normal and abnormal intellectual, social, and emotional development
  • Learning disorders and emotional issues affecting student achievement
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic instruments, procedures for testing, and interpreting results
  • Medical conditions and medication related to physical disabilities and learning disorders
  • Prevention and treatment strategies for substance abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and violence in PreK-12 students
  • Laws and regulations pertaining to the legal rights of students and families

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Ethics & Professional Issues for School Counselors & Mental Health Practitioners
  • Research Design and Evaluation
  • Psychopathology
  • Group Dynamics/Group Counseling & Human Systems
  • Career Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

A completed application must be received within enough time for students to receive the i20 and arrive in the U.S prior to the term start-date.


60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Supplemental documentation for issuance of I-20
    • Official transcript
    • Interview with and approval of the SOPC Admissions Committee and acceptance by the dean.
    • Current Résumé
    • Personal Statement - Write a 1-2 page essay (250-500 words) describing your reasons for obtaining a degree from Cambridge College, your professional experience and goals, and your academic background.
    • Two Professional Recommendations 
    • bachelor’s degree. 
    • A complete, signed application
    • Application fee: $100.00
    • Completed Application Supplement for F1 International Students
    • Photocopy of your current passport
    • Photocopy of your visa (if you are currently in the U.S.)
    • Photocopy of pages 1 and 3 of your current I-20 (if you are in the U.S. in F1 status)
    • Letter of reference
    • Proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 574 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 574 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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