Adelphi’s master’s program in mental health counseling fully prepares you to provide mental health care directly to clients. With our dedicated faculty to guide you, you will develop a thorough understanding of psychology theory. You will also put that theory to use in supervised practice.
This 60-credit graduate training program prepares students to be entry-level mental health counselors in a variety of settings. Designed for full-time study, the program has a strong clinical focus and adheres to national and state standards. Students must complete a 100-hour practicum and 900-hour internship and pass the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE).
Obtaining a license in mental health counseling in New York State requires completing 3,000 supervised postgraduate hours and successfully passing a licensing exam for the state.
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The following graduation requirements apply: