M.Ed. On Campus

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Alaska Fairbanks

12 months
21762 USD/year
21762 USD/year
11160 USD/year
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Take the first step to becoming a licensed professional counselor. This hands-on Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks offers unique opportunities to apply your learning in the field, as part of a rigorous curriculum grounded in current research, program evaluation and continuous improvement.


Key facts:

  • Our Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduates at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are uniquely prepared to serve the diverse communities of Alaska and are employed by agencies throughout the state.
  • With classes available on-campus in Fairbanks and via distance learning, the master’s in clinical mental health counseling offers options to fit your life. Our faculty have extensive practitioner experience, and, along with your advisors, are here to guide you every step of the way. Whether you take classes by distance or face-to-face, you’ll enjoy the same hands-on training experiences, collaborative learning atmosphere and personal attention.


The Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developmental Interventions
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Career Development
  • Appraisal for Counselors
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Research in Counseling and Educational Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Applicants should apply to a graduate degree program at least six to nine months before the beginning of the semester in which they plan to enroll.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online. Applications must be received before the published deadlines, along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee.  
  • Review your department’s department-specific requirements and application deadlines.
  • Submit certified official university transcripts and English translations.
  • Submit official GRE or GMAT test scores. Not all departments require GRE or GMAT scores if the student has earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Submit a resume/curriculum vitae. Include work and research experience, publications, patents, honors, professional and civic memberships, and foreign travel.
  • Submit a statement of academic goals. Write a statement indicating why study is desired in a particular program.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation. 
  • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS test results.
  • Submit a copy of the passport identification page.
  • Complete UAF’s financial statement form and provide supporting documentation showing adequate funding to cover all expenses at UAF.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21762 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21762 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21762 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21762 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11160 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11160 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairbanks

1450 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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