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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Northern Arizona University

24 months
26994 USD/year
26994 USD/year
11004 USD/year
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This Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University prepares you to become a successful applied counseling practitioner to work with clients of all ages in a variety of behavioral health settings. 


Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University helps students develop an understanding of assessment processes, and to demonstrate skills in individual and group approaches to assessment and evaluation.


  • Community counselor providing individual, group, couple and family counseling to children, adolescents, adults and the elderly in a wide-variety of clinical mental health settings.
  • Private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Mental health consultant
  • Specialty possibilities are unlimited but often involve;  anxiety/depression, addiction, eating disorders, counseling couples/families, helping clients boost their self-care and wellness strategies, trauma therapy, stress reduction via mindfulness and much more.



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Substance-related And Addictive Disorders
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Theories Of Counseling
  • Lifespan Human Development: Implications For Counseling
  • Vocational Counseling And Career Development
  • Marriage, Couple And Family Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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. 
  • Applicants who have earned their degree(s) from an international institution must submit official transcripts directly from the university or college. 
  • English Proficiency
  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs. 
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GRE revised General Test for applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0.
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Responses to specific essay questions
  • IVP Fingerprint clearance card
  • Candidate interview
  • Prerequisite course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11004 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 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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