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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling


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This program is designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor’s degree who want to pursue counseling work in a clinical setting. The program is designed to follow the standards of the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice in order to fulfill eligibility requirements for state licensure as a licensed clinical mental health counselor, LCMHC. It is important to note that upon completion of the Master’s degree, students are not immediately granted licensure by the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice. After graduation an additional post-Master’s supervised work experience is required to become a licensed clinical mental health counselor. Students interested in the details of obtaining their clinical mental health counseling license should contact the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice for further information. Note: The post-Master’s internship supervisor must be a licensed clinical mental health counselor.

Degree Requirements (61 credits)


Other Program Requirements


  • 50 hours of pre-practicum in mental health counseling
  • Candidacy review which includes disposition review
  • E-Portfolio review for candidacy, internship and graduation
  • Successful completion of comprehensive examination

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