M.Sc. On Campus

Psychology - Clinical, Community Mental Health

Western Illinois University

12 months
13830 USD/year
13830 USD/year
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The Psychology Department offers work leading to a Master of Science Psychology - Clinical, Community Mental Health degree at Western Illinois University in the areas of clinical/community mental health and general experimental psychology, and a Specialist degree in school psychology.


Why Psychology at WIU?

Western Illinois University’s Department of Psychology has 24 full-time faculty, all with doctoral degrees from major universities, ensuring that every course is taught by someone who has extensive training in psychology. Psychology - Clinical, Community Mental Health faculty also maintain active research programs in their disciplines. Their specializations and research interests cover such varied topics as personality, social and cognitive psychology, school and clinical psychology, and neuroscience. Much of this research is carried out with student collaboration. At any given time there are approximately 50 graduate students in the department.

Master's Degree in Clinical/Community Mental Health

Established in 1972, the Clinical/Community Mental Health (C/CMH) program’s mission is to provide students with the knowledge and intellectual and clinical skills that will enable them to provide quality mental health services in a variety of treatment settings and to continue to develop professionally. Through its combination of challenging, stimulating coursework and intensive, supervised clinical experience, the C/CMH program reflects the richness of the field our graduates enter.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems of Psychotherapy 
  • Group Processes and Group Psychotherapy 
  • Clinical Classification and Decision Processes 
  • Crisis Intervention and Community Mental Health 
  • Family Therapy Theory and Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • National students - rolling admission


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the School of Graduate Studies must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate U.S. Department of Education regional institutional accrediting agency. 
  • Applicants usually apply for admission to a degree program simultaneously with admission to the School of Graduate Studies. 
  • If the applicant meets the minimum admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, a copy of the application materials is forwarded to the program of interest for consideration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13830 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13830 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13830 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Macomb

1100 - 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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