The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program of study consists of three parts, all designed to assist the student to be able to apply for Florida State Licensing as a Mental Health Counselor.
These three components prepare the student to apply as a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern with the State of Florida upon graduation. Students will also complete a comprehensive exam as a requirement to graduate.
Students are expected to take nine credits per semester and can achieve a degree in seven semesters. The program is open for admission in the fall, spring, and summer semester of each year. There are three, 16-week semesters per year. Current student cohorts are online.Course Descriptions Matriculation Requirements
The Hodges University Clinical Mental Health Counseling program prepares the student for entry-level professional counseling positions in the mental health and substance abuse fields, as well as eligibility for candidacy for licensing as a Mental Health Counselor.
Jamie decided to attend Hodges University because of the flexibility we offer working students flexible and teachers understood we were all working as well as going to school. I also liked the idea of getting more individualized attention from the professors because I saw many people get lost in the shuffle at public colleges ,” she said.
Regarding her experience at Hodges U, Jamie says, “The education I received at Hodges had a huge impact on my career and helped me to become a successful counselor . It helped me achieve my personal and professional goals. Without my education, I would not be where I am today.”