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Counseling - Clinical Mental Health

Portland State University

36 months
Duration
671 USD/credit 20130 USD/year
671 USD/credit 20130 USD/year
444 USD/credit 13320 USD/year
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Our graduate Counseling - Clinical Mental Health program at Portland State University prepares professionals to work with a variety of clients within mental health agencies, community counseling agencies, employee assistance programs, day treatment and inpatient hospital settings, and private practice. 

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Overview

Our Counseling - Clinical Mental Health program at Portland State University is organized around core foundation courses, an intensive on-campus practicum training clinic experience, interpersonal growth experiences, advanced theory and practice courses, and a culminating half-time field internship placement.

Our program consists of 90 graduate credits designed to meet CACREP national accreditation standards for professional counselors and the academic degree requirements to become licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oregon and other states.

What can you do 

Provide diagnostic and intervention services to a wide variety of clients seeking personal and mental health counseling in the following settings:

  • Public mental health agencies
  • Public and private community counseling agencies
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Day treatment and inpatient hospital setting
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Private practice
  • Group practice
  • Community colleges and universities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crisis Assessment and Intervention
  • Consultation: Theory and Practice
  • Grief and Loss 
  • Systemic Perspectives on Human Sexuality

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    20130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    13320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 444 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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