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Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma

Grand Canyon University

M.Sc. Online
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530 USD/credit
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About

Trauma counselors often choose this field because they are highly compassionate and empathetic people who heed God’s call to serve others. To be qualified to become a trauma counselor, you can earn your Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma at Grand Canyon University.

Overview

Students will examine the causes and effects of trauma across the lifespan, as well as the intricacies of human behavior. The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma at Grand Canyon University focus on the application of evidence-based research to assess and treat trauma-related disorders.

The courses included in this trauma counseling program were selected to meet the academic requirements of the National Board for Certified Counselors for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential, the Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC) credential and the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. 

Careers

As an aspiring trauma counselor, you may one day assist clients who are struggling with complex trauma, childhood trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). You might work with victims of natural disasters, mass shooting events, assault or childhood abuse. 

Trauma counseling can be an emotionally difficult but highly fulfilling career path. Trauma counselors are employed in a range of settings, including:

  • Hospitals and clinics, including military hospitals
  • Prisons and juvenile detention facilities
  • Inpatient psychiatric centers and outpatient psychiatric programs
  • Community-based health centers
  • Nonprofit and faith-based organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to 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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

74 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
2.8
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
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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

  • International

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of  .

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Updated over a year ago

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