The Mental Health Counseling program is a 60 credit master’s degree program that prepares students to work in mental health settings such as: mental health centers, hospitals, and residential treatment centers. The Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling is a rigorous program designed to meet the requirements for an independent mental health care license in New York and other states. The primary objective of this program is to train masters level practitioners in assessment and intervention in the medical care setting. Together with a post degree experience requirement (3000 hours internship), and successful completion of a licensure exam, graduates will be able to provide direct clinical and counseling services to patients in a wide range of medical, research, mental health and independent practice settings.
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Last Updated: 06/26/2016