This 60 credit masters degree program prepares students to work in mental health and social service agencies, clinics, hospitals and in private practice. Students learn individual and group counseling techniques, and consultation skills found to be effective with a variety of clinical issues ranging from life adjustment problems to serious mental illnesses. Students are trained to be multiculturally competent and sensitive to the needs of diverse populations. This program offers broad training and leads to eligibility for New York State licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. Students are given personalized advisement about the internships and electives that will best serve their professional goals.