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Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy

Grand Canyon University

2 months
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557 USD/credit 41218 USD/full
557 USD/credit 41218 USD/full
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No matter how close a family is, life will always have its ups and downs. As an aspiring marriage and family therapist, you could make it your life’s work to help couples and families overcome obstacles and live harmoniously. You can earn your Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at Grand Canyon University. 

Overview

Key facts

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at Grand Canyon University empowers students to proactively plan the direction of their desired careers. 

Students prepare to provide individual, couple and family counseling within a carefully structured environment that inspires a sense of security.

The courses for this master’s in clinical mental health counseling for marriage and family therapy were selected to fit the requirements of the Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC) credential, the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential and the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.

Careers

Mental health counseling is a rewarding and personally fulfilling career path. No two days are alike in the therapy field, as counselors may work with a diverse spectrum of clients who are all dealing with unique circumstances. Marriage and family specialists may help clients cope with difficult issues like infidelity, chronic stress, divorce and financial stressors. Many marriage and family counselors work in private practice. Others may work in the following settings:

  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Social service agencies
  • Community-based organizations
  • Faith-based organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Studies in Counseling 
  • Professional Counseling, Ethical, and Legal Considerations 
  • Theories and Models of Counseling 
  • Substance Use Disorders and Addictions
  • Counseling Skills
  • Counseling the Culturally Diverse 
  • Principles of Psychopharmacology 
  • Human Sexuality and Issues of Aging

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

74 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
500

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41218 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 557 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    41218 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 557 USD per credit during 2 months.

Funding

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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