Graduates of the PhD in Mental Health Counseling at Pace University emerge as highly-skilled professionals in therapeutic practice and research, well-positioned to be leaders in the field and advocates for their clients and the profession.
Specializations include grief counseling, substance abuse counseling, and positive psychotherapy and counseling. Graduates leave the program equipped with a solid foundation in counseling built upon a combination of coursework, fieldwork, seminars, and guided research.
The Department of Psychology’s strong community of faculty, professionals and alumni in the field of mental health equip doctoral students with an established network of support to draw upon. Both faculty and alumni hold key leadership positions in the New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA). Each semester the department offers a speaker series inviting leading researchers and professionals to talk about current and pertinent issues in the field.
- Community mental health
- Forensic mental health
- University teaching
- Private practice
- Mental health policymaking
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- Statistics and Research Design
- Theories and Methods of Counselor Education
- Applied Social Psychology
- Theories and Methods of Counselor Supervision
- Leadership and Advocacy in the Counseling Profession
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesHealth Sciences Counselling View 159 other Masters in Health Sciences in United States
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
An earned Master’s degree in mental health counseling with a curriculum equivalent to that in Pace University’s 60-credit graduate Master of Science program in Mental Health Counseling.Earned Graduate-level GPA of 3.6 or higher.Met one of the following permit/licensure requirements:
- Be eligible for New York State limited permit in mental health counseling in New York State.
- Has obtained a limited permit in New York State.
- Be licensed in mental health counseling in New York State.
- Be licensed in mental health counseling in a state other than New York.
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International1244 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1244 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
National1244 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1244 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.