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Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 60-credit program that prepares students for employment in a variety of human service venues including community mental health counseling, counseling people with disabilities, career counseling, substance abuse services, counseling with youth, crisis counseling, and counseling persons who have experienced domestic violence. The program of study consists of core counseling courses, specialized courses appropriate to prepare the students to work in community agencies and clinical experiences in community counseling settings. For more detailed information about this counseling program and our department policies, please visit our Master's Handbook.

Students graduating from our program have met the educational requirements for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor in New York, and most other states.  For more information on licensure in New York, you can visit Office of the Professions web-site.

View the Counseling and Human Services Master's Degree Programs brochure

Program Contact

Caroline O'Hara, Program Coordinator

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