Nova Southeastern University

College of Psychology

Mental Health Counseling, M.S.


4850 Millenia Boulevard

Orlando, FL 32839

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master's Degree Program in Mental Health Counseling is designed for the continued professional development of those who currently serve, or will serve, their community in various counseling capacities.  Master's degree training is based on a model that emphasizes interdisciplinary collaboration, prevention of dysfunction, and direct service.

The field of mental health counseling, which has grown over the past decade, has professionals placed in mental health settings, business and industry, substance abuse clinics, hospices, hospitals, educational settings, and private practice.  The coursework provides broad-based training designed to equip people with the competencies necessary to confront a wide variety of contemporary challenges.  These include substance abuse, family violence, divorce, aging, and general emotional problems.  The master of science in mental health counseling degree program requires 60 semester hours of graduate credit including 9 semester hours of counseling practicum/internship and completion of a comprehensive examination.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, Telephone number: 404-679-4501)

Eligibility Requirements:

Requirements to apply include a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher from a regionally accredited bachelor's degree program.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $790 per credit USD

In State Tuition (per year): $790 per credit USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $790 per credit USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: NSU's Office of Student Financial Aid administers federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. For assistance with financial aid, students should contact the Financial Aid Office. NSU FAFSA Code: 001509.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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