Advance Your Clinical Practice Career

Your MA in Mental Health Counseling prepares you for a career in healthcare at hospitals, medical centers, outpatient clinics, various organizations, or even your own private practice. The program provides a strong evidence-informed clinical base of knowledge to ready you for independent practice.

Popular careers for graduates of the Mental Health Counseling Master progam include:

  • Mental health counselor
  • Private practice
  • School-based mental health
  • Case management
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Behavioral health administrator

Admission into Mental Health Counseling MA is through direct entry or the General Psychology MA accelerator program. After successful completion of General Psychology progression criteria, student may submit a GRE score in order to qualify for an interview with the department. Upon passing the interview, students may change their major to Mental Health Counseling MA. Admission to the program isn’t guaranteed.

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Adelphi University has been nationally recognized and cited by well-respected organizations and publications such as The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Fiske Guide to Colleges, and Forbes as a top choice for a quality education. We’re proud to know that other people are taking notice of the great things happening at Adelphi.