12 months
Duration
785 USD/credit 47100 USD/year
785 USD/credit 47100 USD/year
327 USD/credit 19620 USD/year
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About

This Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Eastern Illinois University meets the requirements for the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and leads to licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) and Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Illinois.

Overview

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Eastern Illinois University has been recognized as a First Choice program which ensures the highest standards of scholarly excellence are met as evidenced through sustained achievement of criteria developed and adopted by the Graduate School. 

The program utilizes a cohort model with a low faculty-to-student ratio. The M.S. in Counseling prepares Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling students for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and School Counseling  students for Professional Educator License (PEL) in the State of Illinois. 

Learning Goals

  • Candidates will display the required academic preparation and professional dispositions necessary to succeed in the graduate program in Counseling or Higher Education Leadership.
  • Candidates will display evidence of depth of content knowledge.
  • Candidates will display evidence of maintaining professional disposition.
  • Candidates will display evidence of critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Candidates will display evidence of effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Candidates will display evidence of advanced scholarship through research and/or creative activity.

Accreditation

The M.S. in Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program (CACREP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cross Cultural Counseling
  • Human Development
  • Special Issues
  • Family Counseling
  • Counseling the Addictive Client
  • Career Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your official transcripts
  • A complete online application
  • A $30 application fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    47100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    47100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 327 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Per Credit Hour

Living costs for Charleston

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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