Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.Ed./M.S.

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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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Application Deadline

  • April 1, 2018 (for a Fall 2018 semester start)

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
  • Interviews are required
  • Graduate School application and payment
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The master’s program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Program Highlights

  • 19 students graduated
  • Of this group 95% passed the National Counselor Exam (NCE) and obtained the National Counselor Credential (NCC).
  • One hundred percent of our graduate successfully transitioned to their professional goals. Of the most recent graduates, 74% pursued counseling employment opportunities while 26% enrolled in doctoral counseling programs.
  • 100% of students successfully passed the comprehensive program evaluation.
  • 21 students were admitted to the program



Cost & Financial Support


Tuition & Cost

Financial Support

Information for Current Students