About this Degree
Through rigorous coursework and clinical experiences, graduates at Mississippi State University are trained to provide culturally competent counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. In addition to the common core and clinical experiences, coursework also emphasizes an orientation to mental health agencies, assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, substance abuse, crisis management, ethics, multicultural competencies, and advocacy and social justice activities.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling students are expected to do the following: (a) demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the foundations, professional issues, professional literature, research, and clinical skills needed for competent clinical mental health practice; (b) provide quality counseling services to a variety of clientele; (c)understand the organizational structure and components of a comprehensive clinical mental health agency and issues impacting clinical mental health settings, services, and systems; and (d) engage in professional development, advocacy, and social justice activities.
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Developmental Counseling and Mental Health
Group Techniques and Procedures
Research Techniques for Counselors
Cultural Foundations in Counseling
Crisis Response in Counseling
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practicum
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- 24 months
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- Admission to the Master's in Clinical mental health counseling program is for Fall semester only, with March 1 as the application deadline.
- Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a fully accredited four year educational institution, and earned a minimum GPA of 3.00 (based on a 4.00 system) cumulative on all baccalaureate and graduate work already completed.
- Additionally, applicants are required to provide official transcripts, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing scores not more than five years old, a personal statement describing the applicant's interest in the program and his/her career plans, and three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's education, skills, abilities, and character.
- Applicants are encouraged to check with the program for additional requirements.
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International16046 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 24 months.
National16046 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State9248 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.