Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Roosevelt University

M.A. On Campus
36 months
19659 USD/year
19659 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) at the Roosevelt University prepares students to help children and adults cope with difficult life events such as physical illness, death of loved ones, and relationship problems or divorce. 


The Master's of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the Roosevelt University it also shows students how to diagnose and manage serious mental illnesses and obtain resources and support. The intensive, field-based curriculum prepares every candidate to work democratically with diverse individuals and families. The program satisfies academic requirements for licensure as a professional counselor and clinical professional counselor in the State of Illinois. It also meets the academic requirements for national certification in mental health counseling (CCMHC) and for national counselor certification (NCC).


You’ll develop the skills needed to foster growth in your child and adult clients, and you’ll lead proactively in community mental health agencies. You can expect focused and practical assignments, engaging and intensive discussions and small group projects, and multiple opportunities to complete field experiences that dovetail with individual goals and career aspirations. You’ll also be prepared for state licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Career & Lifestyle Development
  • Theories & Dynamics of Group Counseling
  • Practicum: Beginning Clinical Practice
  • Internship: Mental Health Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




61 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities within the United States. Coursework completed outside the U.S. requires a Foreign Credential Evaluation to be submitted.
  • Letter of Intent outlining your personal and professional goals, why you are interested in the program, and how it will help you achieve your goals. Also, please address how you became interested in a counseling career and what is it that you hope to accomplish as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19659 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19659 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    19659 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19659 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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