Mercer University

College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Address:

PO Box 2140

AACC Bldg, Ste 335

Atlanta, GA 30303

United States

Phone:

1-678-547-6237

Fax:

1-678-547-6364

Program Information

Degree Offered:

MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The coursework requirements are designed to meet the requirements for licensing in the State of Georgia. In addition, the license as a professional counselor requires postgraduate counseling experience and supervision, as well as successfully completing the licensing exam. The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree is designed to prepare students to function as a counselor in a variety of community settings, including but not limited to: 1.Mental health centers 2.Community agencies 3.Hospitals 4.Residential treatment centers 5.Corrections 6.Helping or human service oriented program 7.Private practice Counseling is an applied profession that employs skills, instrumentation, and techniques to facilitate the progress of each person being served. The counselor is prepared to: 1.Work individually with clients on educational, vocational, social, emotional or personal problems 2.Work with groups of clients on educational, vocational, social, emotional or personal problems 3.Consult with other professionals and administrators concerning the clients' developmental needs 4.Participate in psychological assessment programs, including the interpretation of test results 5.Provide information and understanding to clients in the areas of educational, social, or vocational planning 6.Conduct and facilitate local research efforts.

Accreditation:

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Mercer University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

International Student Requirements:

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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 515 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999