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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

CACREP Accredited Licensed Mental Health Counseling Program

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Master's In Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Experience A Rewarding and Fulfilling Career!

  • CACREP Accredited, which meets licensure requirements to become a Clinical Mental Health Counselor.
  • Online Counseling Degree. The next cohort may be available blended. Contact Admissions for more information.
  • Fast-track: Complete in just seven semesters.
  • Students will create an individualized professional career plan in conjunction with licensed faculty.
  • Internship included in the Hodges U CMHC Program.
  • Through the required fieldwork experience, students identify their unique individual focus area and population specialty .
  • Competitive, Limited-Enrollment Program with small class sizes.

Hodges Is The Right Choice.

  • The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Hodges University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) .
  • Our Master’s Degree Program may help prepare you for the Licensing Board Exam.
  • Flexible learning choice for Adult Students.
  • Personalized and individual support for your education, which may enable you to get more from your studies.
  • Students receive education for careers in a Clinical Practice including as a Substance Abuse Counselor.

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  • Mental Health Professional
  • Substance Abuse Counselor

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What Will I Learn?

What Will I Learn?

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.

  • The Content Component provides the essential coursework necessary for a master’s degree prepared therapist. Please check with the state for License requirements.
  • The Internship Component allows the student to experience the profession in a community setting with supervision.
  • The Elective Component allows the student to select additional courses that will provide further specialization and the continued building of a professional identity.

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 semester of each year. There are three, 16-week semesters per year.

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Hodges University Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Mission

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.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Public Information

Jamie Carioggia

Changes Lives Every Day With Her Applied Psychology & Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degrees From Hodges

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.”

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