M.A. in Counseling with Mental Health Counseling Specialization
The M.A. in Counseling with Mental Health Counseling Specialization is a rigorous 60-credit degree program which prepares students to effectively function as clinical mental health counselors in a variety of human service settings. Graduates of this program will hold a master’s degree that satisfies fully the coursework requirements for licensure in New Jersey as a Professional Counselor. In addition, the program fulfills CACREP Standards for Clinical Mental Health Counselors. This program requires that students complete prescribed coursework, practica and internship experiences, and must pass a written and oral comprehensive examination. The program particularly emphasizes a cognitive-behavioral theoretical orientation, and the coursework accentuates this approach. While other theoretical perspectives are studied as well, students in this program gain a strong conceptual and practical cognitive-behavioral understanding. All Graduate Programs in Counseling integrate the role of spirituality in counseling.
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)