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Mental health counselors enjoy well-paying, in-demand jobs where they touch lives every day. With the clinical mental health counseling program, you can become a licensed mental health counselor able to practice in counseling positions both private and public.
The CACREP accredited program was created in 2006 and is approved by the New York State Education Department as a “license-eligible” academic program. In addition to learning the knowledge and skills required to be a community health counselor — with an emphasis on counselor ethics — you’ll also acquire advocacy, case management, social, and public policy skills.
General admission criteria include a completed graduate study application, three recommendations, statement of purpose or intent, and official transcripts. Additional requirements for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.S. program include:
Admission Deadline: February 1, applications may be accepted after February 1 at the department’s discretion.
For more information about the clinical mental health counseling program please contact
Dr. David Stone, Coordinator
Office: Ward Hall 106B
Phone: (518) 564-4182