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School of Education
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The M.S.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is comprised of 60 credits and is accredited by the Council for Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
Types of Employment: Graduates of the program may obtain employment in the following areas:
Licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC): Graduates of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program satisfy the academic requirements for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) and National Counseling Certification (NCC). The primary requirements for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania include 1) a master's degree of at least 48 graduate credits, 2) a total of 60 graduate credits, 3) 700 hours of fieldwork, 4) passing one of 4 approved national exams, one of which is the National Counselor Exam (NCE), and 5) 3,000 hours of supervised experience under a qualified supervisor.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Loans Offered: Duquesne University's Office of Financial Aid provides information regarding loan opportunities. Special military/veteran tuition rates are available for some programs.
Locale: Large City