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Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online)

Northwest University

36 months
13260 USD/year
13260 USD/year
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online) from Northwest University is a three-year post-bachelor’s online program designed to meet state licensure requirements for professional clinical mental health counselors in Washington state.


Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online) from Northwest University combines academic curriculum, three required on-campus residency experiences, and clinical training experiences. It is a robust academic experience that teaches you how to engage your clientele from a holistic approach: biologically, psychologically, spiritually, and culturally.

Students at Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online) from Northwest University will:

  • Take a step toward practicing as a licensed counseling professional.
  • Incorporate their faith experience with academic learning and applied skills.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of cultural context, enabling yourself to serve a broad range of clientele.
  • Gain the opportunity to shift their career into the counseling field from other disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Group Counseling 
  • Biological Bases of Behavior: Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapeutic Systems
  • Psychopathology and Diagnosis
  • Multicultural Issues in Counseling 
  • Theology and Counseling
  • Counseling Skills 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • January 31st Priority Application Deadline
  • After those deadlines, completed applications will be reviewed and accepted applicants admitted as space allows.


60 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree of arts or science (or an equivalent degree) from a regionally accredited college of university is required to qualify for admission to the program. A major in counseling, psychology, social science, or a closely related field is preferred, but not required.
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Complete application online
  • Current resume or curriculum vita
  • Three references
  • Participate in an individual interview and group interview
  • In addition to program-specific admission requirements, international students must meet the criteria stated in the international student admissions requirements section if this catalog.
  • Letter of Interest

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13260 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13260 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13260 USD per year during 36 months.


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