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Program Objectives
MS in Mental Health Counseling

Learn about our objectives for the MS in Mental Health Counseling program:

  • The program meets the requirements required for licensure as a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and many other states.
  • Upon graduation, students in the program are able to demonstrate that they meet professional, legal and ethical counseling practice standards.
  • The program will prepare students to use evidence-based counseling practices in mental health counseling interventions.
  • The program graduates students who have completed 60 credits of coursework and supervised field experience, typically in two years and in no more than five years.
  • The program’s graduates demonstrate knowledge of issues related to providing services to individually and culturally diverse clients, providing services that are culturally competent and sensitive to individual diversity.