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Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling Pace University

USA

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Summary

Become part of one of the fastest-growing professions in the U.S.—counseling—particularly in the areas of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, mental health, and grief counseling.

Pace University’s MS in Mental Health Counseling program prepares you to take advantage of this trend and for jobs in professional settings such as mental health counseling facilities, hospitals, private practices, and intervention facilities. Our degree provides strong foundations in advanced psychology, plus specialized knowledge in groundbreaking research like resiliency and positive-approach psychotherapy. Importantly, it also prepares graduates to become licensed practitioners in mental health counseling with specialties and emphases on areas ranging from loss and grief counseling, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress and resilience, and positive psychology.

This 60-credit program in Mental Health Counseling provides students with a strong foundation in clinical counseling and specialized knowledge in groundbreaking research and prepares graduates to become licensed practitioners in mental health counseling with specialties and emphases on areas ranging from loss and grief counseling, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress and resilience, and positive psychology. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on skills development using role-playing and group exercise, as well as interview techniques, research methods, and internships.

Graduates of this program are eligible for New York State certification in mental health counseling and are prepared for a variety of professional counseling positions as well as advanced training in specific theoretical approaches and training at the doctoral level. This program also provides the foundational credits for students considering careers in higher education advisement or who might wish to move on to a doctoral program.

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Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees

USD $1,220 per credit

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

09-Sep-20

Venue

Westchester Campus

861 Bedford Road,

PLEASANTVILLE,

New York,

10570, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants to Pace University graduate degree and certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university if postsecondary education was completed in the United States. Applicants who are currently in their senior year at an undergraduate institution may apply for admission, but acceptance will be contingent upon receipt of a final transcript indicating all senior year grades and receipt of the bachelor's degree. Applicants who have attended institutions outside of the U.S. must hold a degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree.

If you are applying to programs within the School of Education or the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences (except for the MA in Media and Communication Arts):

TOEFL scores of 88 (Internet-based version)

IELTS score of 7.0

Pearson PTE score of 60.

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