Lewis & Clark College

Graduate School of Education and Counseling

Professional Mental Health Counseling


GSE Admissions
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road

Portland, OR 97219

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Professional Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Lewis & Clark's Counseling Psychology programs have a long-standing reputation in the community for educating professional counselors who are well-grounded in theory and skillful in providing sound clinical interventions. We train empathic and compassionate practitioners who through their creative leadership and advocacy contribute to the advancement of the counseling profession. Our faculty, students, and alumni are dedicated to making a difference in the world. We value practice that is informed by theory and evidence, rigorous scholarship, multiple perspectives, social responsibility, self-awareness, and practical skills.


Lewis & Clark is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Graduate programs in education and counseling psychology are approved and accredited by the appropriate associations and agencies including: Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs CACREP, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage & Family Therapy Education COAMFTE, National Association of School Psychologists NASP, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education NCATE*, Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists OBLPCT, Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission TSPC.

International Student Requirements:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or the foreign equivalent. Prior coursework in psychology recommended. Applicants must provide essays, resume, transcripts, letters of recommendation. Proof of English proficiency required.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $828 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 19872 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 19872 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

Find Schools