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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Northern Arizona University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
25708 USD/year
25708 USD/year
11000 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University prepares you, through classroom instruction, fieldwork experience, practice, and internships, to become an applied general practitioner with a unique educational-developmental orientation to work within social, mental health, and human service agencies. 

Overview

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)

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Programme Structure

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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • February 1 (Flagstaff campus only)
  • February 15 (North Valley campus only)
  • April 1 (Tucson campus only)

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

 

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