Caldwell University

Office of Graduate Studies

M.A. in Counseling with Mental Health Counseling Specialization – CACREP-Accredited


120 Bloomfield

Caldwell, NJ 07006

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. in Counseling with Mental Health Counseling Specialization

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. in Counseling with Mental Health Counseling Specialization is a rigorous 60-credit degree program which prepares students to effectively function as clinical mental health counselors in a variety of human service settings. Graduates of this program will hold a master’s degree that satisfies fully the coursework requirements for licensure in New Jersey as a Professional Counselor. In addition, the program fulfills CACREP Standards for Clinical Mental Health Counselors. This program requires that students complete prescribed coursework, practicum and internship experiences, and must pass a written and oral comprehensive examination. The program particularly emphasizes a cognitive-behavioral theoretical orientation, and the coursework accentuates this approach. While other theoretical perspectives are studied as well, students in this program gain a strong conceptual and practical cognitive-behavioral understanding. All Graduate Programs in Counseling integrate the role of spirituality in counseling.


Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

International Student Requirements:

A full list of admission and program requirements can be found on our Web site

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 930.00 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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