M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Western Washington University

24 months
24563 USD/year
24090 USD/year
11836 USD/year
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The Master of Science program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Western Washington University involves a two-year full-time package of academic courses and supervised practica, with the option to complete a thesis. The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).



The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Western Washington University prepares students for careers in federal, state, and local clinics, privately funded agencies, colleges and universities, and other mental health counseling positions. 

The program provides a general foundation in theoretical and applied perspectives of counseling in addition to offering the student a solid background in psychology. Special emphasis is placed on skill development, supervised practica, and on-site internships in various community and mental health clinics.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Correlation Methods and Data Analysis 
  • Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Occupations and Career Development 
  • Testing and Appraisal in Counseling 
  • Family and Couple Counseling 
  • Seminar: Professional, Legal and Cultural Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


91 alternative credits

91 to 97


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three (3) Letters of Reference
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE scores (not required if you hold an advanced degree - Master's, PhD, JD, MD, etc.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24563 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24563 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24090 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bellingham

1109 - 1684 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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