If you want to make a difference in your community and your neighbors’ lives, you will find an outlet for your passion here. Develop the tools you need to thrive as a leader in social, mental health, and human resource agencies. Through classroom instruction, fieldwork experiences, and internships, you’ll be ready to take on a position in clinical mental health settings as a licensed professional counselor. The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). This Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University meets the coursework requirements for Licensed Professional Counselor of the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and for national counselor certification of the National Board for Certified Counselors.
With further education, one of these paths is possible:
- Community counselor
- Clinical mental health counselor in agency settings
- Private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
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Outcomes align with Standards from the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
- Professional orientation and ethical practice - studies that provide an understanding of all of the following aspects of professional functioning.
- Social and cultural diversity - studies that provide an understanding of the cultural context of relationships, issues, and trends in a multicultural society.
- Human growth and development - studies that provide an understanding of the nature and needs of persons at all developmental levels and in multicultural contexts.
- Career development - studies that provide an understanding of career development and related life factors.
- Helping relationships - studies that provide an understanding of the counseling process in a multicultural society.
- Group work
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- 24 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- February 1 (Flagstaff campus only)
- February 15 (North Valley campus only)
- April 1 (Tucson campus only)
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Sciences Counselling View 1091 other Masters in Health Sciences in United States
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- Applicants must have earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale for their bachelor’s degree to be considered for regular admission. Admitted students are expected to have undergraduate educational experiences, including general education studies, that are similar to those required for a baccalaureate at Northern Arizona University.
- Applicants who have earned their degree(s) from an international institution must submit official transcripts directly from the university or college. The transcripts must be in the original language of the country accompanied by an English translation. If the degree awarded and the date of award is not on the transcripts, applicants must also include a separate degree certificate document.
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International25708 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National25708 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State11000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.