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Counselor Education: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MA

USA

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What will I learn?

The Masters of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to prepare students for employment in public and private mental-health settings. The curriculum offers course work and applied experiences in specialty areas, including couple/family counseling, addictions counseling, play therapy, and work with unique populations, using a wide range of counseling methods. The clinical mental health counseling program is 60 credit hours and meets accreditation criteria put forward by Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Degree Requirements

All Counselor Education Master’s degree programs have a planned program of study. The plan follows the appropriate requirements for accreditation in that area. Once an academic advisor has been assigned for your program of study, you should make an appointment to discuss your preferences and career aspirations. The program of study that you accept when you enter the program will be the one you will follow until you graduate. If there are any changes, they need to be approved by your advisor.

While the majority of your courses will be offered through the Program in Counselor Education (designated as BCE) many required courses will be offered by affiliated programs. During your academic career, you will likely enroll for courses in Educational Psychology (designated as BEP), Educational Research (designated as BER), School Psychology (designated as BSP), and other areas. These courses afford the opportunity to take advantage of the expertise of faculty in other programs in the College of Education.

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,460.00 per year

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

Application deadline

15 January 2023

Start date

11 January 2023, 23 August 2023

Venue

College of Education

Carmichael Hall 201,

TUSCALOOSA,

Alabama,

35487, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International application must hold the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be eligible for graduate admission.

For international students

International application must hold the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be eligible for graduate admission. English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 550 on the paper-based TOEFL or 79 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT); International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 6.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE): The minimum score of admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 59.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of Alabama

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  • 200 programs in 10 academic schools
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