36 months
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1244 USD/credit
1244 USD/credit
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About

The PhD in Mental Health Counseling at Pace University will provide master-level students with advanced professional training, opportunities for intensive research, and opportunities to significantly advance the field of mental health.

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Overview

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.

Careers

  • Community mental health
  • Forensic mental health
  • University teaching
  • Private practice
  • Research
  • Advocacy
  • Mental health policymaking

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.6

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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.
Submitted letters of recommendation, personal statement, official academic transcripts, and GRE scores taken within the previous five years, with preference given to mean GRE scores at the 600-650 level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1244 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1244 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1244 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1244 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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