Counseling - Clinical Mental Health, M.A. | Online (optional) | University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) | Colorado Springs, United States
24 months
Duration
15464 USD/year
15464 USD/year
7748 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Counseling - Clinical Mental Health emphasis within the Department of Counseling and Human Services from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is designed to prepare graduate students to assume positions in the provision of professional counseling and consultation services involving the principles of psychotherapy.

Overview

The Counseling - Clinical Mental Health training program form University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is currently recognized by CACREP. The CMHC track is based on CACREP training standards and is designed to meet the academic requirements for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in Colorado to practice psychotherapy. 

In addition to completing the Master’s Degree, applicants for the Professional Counselor License must complete appropriate post-master’s degree supervised experiences and pass a written examination.

Students must complete a rigorous 60 semester-hour program that has been developed by the departmental faculty to prepare Clinical Mental Health Counselors for the responsibility of professional practice.

Learning outcomes

Students graduating from the CMHC degree program will be eligible to take the National Counselor Exam during their last semester in the program. The student may submit the score from this examination as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Professional Counselor license in Colorado. Post-master’s supervised clinical experience is required prior to becoming licensed. Additionally, graduates of the program will be immediately eligible, and are encouraged to apply for National Certified Counselor (NCC) recognition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories & Techniques of Individual Counseling
  • Lab in Individual Counseling
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling
  • Theories and Techniques of Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
  • Issues, Ethics, & Trends in Professional Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants (international & domestic) pay the $60.00 application fee
  • Upload your "goal statement" to include a self-evaluation. We are particularly interested in your level of self-awareness, academic potential, personal growth experiences and your human relation skills as well as why you have decided to become a counselor and what you hope to do with your counseling degree.
  • Upload your curriculum vitae or professional résumé
  • Complete the tuition classification form
  • Three recommenders must complete a rating survey or provide a letter of recommendation.
  • English Proficiency must be demonstrated through providing evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, a TOEFL score of 550-(paper-based) or 80-(internet-based) or a Kaplan International Tools for English (KITE®) score of a minimum of 460. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3874 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Funding

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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