University of Western States

Doctor in Clinical Mental Health Counseling


8000 NE Tillamook Street

Portland, OR 97213

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Format: Online

Program Description:

The clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) curriculum at University of Western States (UWS) is supported by research in the field, evidence-based practices and clinical experiences provided by highly-trained faculty.

The Doctoral degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS-CMHC and EdD CMHC, SP specialization) integrate sport and performance content. The clinical mental health counseling graduate program emphasizes a systems approach in which students consider the influence of families, groups, teams and organizations on individual mental health and performance.

The EdD degree can be completed fully online with consistent and meaningful contact with faculty and instructors.

One of the unique features of this program is the standardized patient component, which provides unique and personalized learning for clinical mental health counseling students. Faculty design specific case studies, which create opportunities for students to apply their knowledge in simulated “real-world” scenarios with specially trained actors. Students also have the opportunity to design their own case studies to demonstrate conceptualization skills and process understanding.


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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 138 quarter credits

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $600 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large City

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