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Counselor Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Florida International University

12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Florida International University's Counselor Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling track prepares students for professional counseling in different settings blending research and theory with practical applied experience.


This Counselor Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Florida International University provides students with core classes that include personality theories, cross-cultural counseling, psychopathology and clinical experiences. 

Program outcomes

In this track, you focus on building awareness, skills and techniques that will make you an effective mental health counselor to individuals across the lifespan.

You learn to provide individual and group counseling to individuals from diverse cultural groups and how to diagnose mental disorders.

Successfully completing the program makes you eligible for national certification and state licensure in mental health counseling.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development: Across the Lifespan
  • Educational Vocational Counseling
  • Counseling Skills and Techniques
  • Cross Cultural Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Program Evaluation and Research in Counseling & School Psychology
  • Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Counseling and Consultation in Community Settings
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Human Sexuality Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Crisis Counseling and Interventions
  • Counseling Children and Adolescents

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: A minimum of 3.2 or better for the last two years (60 semester hours) of undergraduate work is required. Applicants with a completed master’s degree or higher who do not meet the undergraduate GPA will have their graduate GPA considered if it is a 3.2 or higher.
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Autobiographical sketch required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required, 3 Letters
  • Resume
  • Interview by the Admissions Committee (applicant will be contacted by committee if selected)
  • Non-psychology majors must take additional credits

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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