North Georgia College & State University

Graduate Studies

Master of Science with a Major in Clinical Mental Health Counseling


PO Box 1358

Gainesville, GA 30503

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science with a Major in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of North Georgia offers a Master of Science with a Major in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree. The MS degree is designed to prepare individuals to function as counselors in mental health centers, community agencies, governmental agencies, employee assistance programs, prisons, psychiatric hospitals, drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs, college and university counseling centers, religious settings, and private practice. Quick Facts: New students admitted spring and fall semesters. 60 semester-hour program. Designed to allow individuals to progress through the program at their own rate. Classes offered late afternoons and evenings. Students with backgrounds in related fields such as psychology, education, sociology, criminal justice, Spanish, biology, and nursing are best prepared to enter the program.


Program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-secondary Accreditation (COPA). University of North Georgia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master, education specialist, and doctor of physical therapy degrees and pre-baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, and post-master certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of University of North Georgia.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $256, in-state, plus fees USD

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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