Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.Ed.

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Our practice-based program prepares counselors to work in inpatient, outpatient, non-profit, private practice, community agency, governmental, and educational settings.

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Degree Overview

The master’s degree can be completed in five semesters for full-time students taking 12 credit hours per semester. Enrollments can be tailored for part-time students.

Coursework — 60 hours minimum

  • Offers courses in all eight CACREP common core areas.
  • Offers specialized classes such as counseling children and adolescents, crisis counseling, and substance use disorders.
  • Provides diverse practicum and internship placements within a 100 mile radius of Auburn, Ala.

Practicum Course — 3 hours

  • 100 clock hours practical work

Clinical Practice or Internship — 1 to 9 hours

  • 600 clock hours practical work
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Admissions

Application Deadline

  • February 1 for Fall semester admission
  • All degree programs begin Fall semester
  • February 1 is a firm deadline for complete applications, but later applications may be considered on a “space available basis”

Application Requirements

For the admission process, you will need to provide the following:

  • All official transcripts
  • 3 reference forms
  • TOEFL report (for international students)
  • Statement of intent
  • Diversity statement
  • Graduate School application and payment
  • In person or video interviews are required
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Accreditation

The master’s program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

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Program Highlights

2016-17
  • 24 students graduated.
    • 100% of these students received the BRACE fellowship and $10,000 in training funding.
  • Of this group, 92% passed the National Counselor Exam (NCE) and obtained the National Counselor Credential (NCC).
  • Of this group, 100% of students successfully passed the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE).
  • 100% of our graduates successfully transitioned to their professional goals:
    • 92% pursued counseling employment opportunities
    • 8% enrolled in counseling doctoral programs.
  • 21 students admitted into the program.
2017-18
  • 21 students graduated.
    • 100% of these students received the BRACE fellowship and $10,000 in training funding.
  • Of this group, 91% passed the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE)
  • 100% of our graduates successfully transitioned to their professional goals:
    • 99% pursued counseling employment opportunities
    • 1% enrolled in a counseling doctoral program.
  • 23 new students admitted into the program.
2018-19
  • 21 students are graduating from the program
    • 100% of these students received the BRACE fellowship and $10,000 in training funding.
  • Of this group, 100% passed the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE)
  • 24 new students admitted into the program
2019-20
  • 25 new students admitted into the program

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Faculty

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Cost & Financial Support

Cost

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Information for Current Students

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