Florida Gulf Coast University

College of Education

Mental Health Counseling M.A.


10501 FGCU Boulevard, South

Fort Myers, FL 33965

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Mental Health Counseling M.A.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Counseling program is CACREP accredited and offers an M.A. degree in Mental Health Counseling. Students take common coursework in the areas of human development, legal and ethical issues of the profession, career development, appraisal methods, counseling theories, groupwork, practicum and research, and program evaluation. Additional specialized courses focusing on mental health counseling in areas such as internship, human sexuality, addictions, special populations, consultation, organization, administration and supervision, and professional development. Students are engaged in field-based activities during almost every enrollment.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL or IELTS scores if earned bachelor's degree outside the US in a country where English is not the official language. 4-year regionally accredited undergraduate degree. Any of the following: a GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 undergraduate semester hours; or a combined score of 1000 or higher on quantitative and verbal sections of the GRE; or a 400 or higher on the MAT; or a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. 3 recommendations from professionals in the field. A written statement of career goals. Participation in a personal interview. For complete set of requirements, see catalog listing.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 371.92 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 6500 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 12400 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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