Bridgewater State University

College of Graduate Studies

Counseling

Address:

Office of Graduate Admissions

Maxwell Library, 10 Shaw Road

Bridgewater, MA 02325

United States

Phone:

508-531-1300

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.Ed.- Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Student Affairs Counseling, C.A.G.S. - Mental Health Counseling; Post Master's - School Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Masters Programs: Mental Health Counseling - Graduates of the Mental Health Counseling Program are trained to work in a variety of mental health settings: clinics, hospitals, health care centers, educational and governmental institutions with children, adolescents and adults. This program prepares graduates who intend to become Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) in the state of Massachusetts. Mental Health Counseling (Dual License) - Graduates of the Mental Health Counseling - Dual License Program are trained to work effectively with children and adolescents in educational settings. This program prepares graduates who are seeking dual licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) in the state of Massachusetts and a School Adjustment Counselor License with the Department of Secondary and Elementary Education. School Counseling - Graduates of the School Counseling Program are trained to work in either PreK, elementary, middle or secondary school settings such as: public, nonpublic, vocational technical, and charter schools. This program is endorsed by the Department of Secondary and Elementary Education (DESE) and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Student Affairs Counseling - Graduates of the Student Affairs Counseling Program are trained to utilize skills in counseling and program development and implementation in a variety of higher education and student affairs settings such as: residence life, student activities, academic enhancement/advising and in career services. CAGS: Mental Health Counseling - The CAGS in Mental Health Counseling is designed for students who are practicing counselors and do not possess a 60-credit master’s degree in counseling or related field and need a CAGS to apply for licen-sure in Massachusetts as a Mental Health Counselor Post Master's: School Counseling - This Post Master's Licensure program is designed for those individuals who seek initial licensure as a School Counselor (PreK-8 or 5-12) who already hold a master's degree in an applied counseling or a related field (i.e. social work, clinical psychology), which has included a formal, supervised internship experience.

Accreditation:

Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 365 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb