Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

This post-master’s certificate program prepares candidates for specialized areas of practice in clinical mental health counseling. The program is designed for students who want to complete the academic requirements for their clinical professional counselor license. Optional internship.

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Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

At A Glance

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Format

PART-TIME

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Location

BALTIMORE

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Credits

15

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Start Term 

FALL 

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Completion Time

1-3 Years

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Application Deadline

Please see application requirements and deadlines

 

Application requirements and deadlines
Post Master’s Certificate: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Enrollment:Part-Time
Admit Term:Fall and Spring
Application Deadline: Fall 2021 - Aug. 1, 2021

Spring 2022 – Jan. 6, 2022
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 2-page reflective essay on: Why would you like to become a clinical mental health counselor? What type of contribution would you like to make to the clinical mental health service provider community? What do you bring from your background and professional experiences that may support and/or constrain your becoming an effective clinical mental health counselor? Your experiences around human diversity and how they shape and reflect your values and goals as a counselor. What impact has volunteer, travel, and/or work had on your growth as someone interested in being a clinical mental health counselor?

Two Letters of Recommendation

(Note: letters are not required for students currently enrolled in, or who have recently graduated in the last 24 months from, the School of Education’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling master’s programs.)
Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
International Applicants:This program’s course schedule offers part-time enrollment only, Admission is not open to international applicants seeking an F-1 or J-1 visa. Please visit the International Student Admissions page for more information.
Tuition and fees

Tuition and fees are subject to change for ensuing academic years, and will be updated on the School of Education website accordingly.

Master's Degree and Certificate Programs
Part-Time (Face-to-face/Lecture courses, with the exception of the Counseling and Education Policy programs)$875 per credit
Part-Time (Face-to-face/Lecture courses - Counseling)$891 per credit
Part-Time (Face-to-face/Lecture courses - Education Policy)$1,300 per credit
Online Courses (with the exception of Counseling and DALET programs)

*In addition, a $20 per credit technology fee will be assessed.
$926 per credit*
Online courses (Counseling and DALET)

*In addition, a $20 per credit technology fee will be assessed.
$944 per credit*
M.Ed. Education in the Health Professions & Post-Master's Certificate in Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions programs

**Classes in the Master of Education in the Health Professions (MEHP) or Post-Master's Certificate in Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions programs are $1,382 per credit, with the exception of Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System employees, who pay $850 per credit.
$1,382 per credit**
MS in Education (International Teaching and Global Learning)

***In addition, a $1,500 per academic year technology fee will be assessed.
$48,000 per academic year***
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I wanted to take advantage of every opportunity to be in the presence of some of the best researchers and clinicians in the world. Now when I practice my skills in the real world, I feel like I am channeling the lessons and skills of different teachers.

 

Neha Aamir, MS ’19 

Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Program Description

The 15-credit post-master’s certificate program prepares counselors and other human services professionals for specialized areas of practice in clinical mental health counseling. The program is designed for students who want to complete the academic requirements for their clinical professional counselor license.

Students develop individualized programs of study with specialized concentrations guided by faculty advisers. Applicants are required to have completed a master’s degree in counseling or a related field from an accredited institution. An internship is available and encouraged, but not required.

Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Core Faculty

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Matthew Bonner

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Catie Greene

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LaNail Plummer

Sterling Travis

Sterling Travis

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Nathaniel Brown

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Justin Lauka

Rosanna Sanchez-John

Rosanna Sanchez-John

Anita Young

Anita Young

Ileana Gonzalez

Ileana Gonzalez

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Sean Newhart

Hsin-Ya Tang

Hsin-Ya Tang

Yiying Xiong

Yiying Xiong

Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

PROGRAM PLAN

The plan of study requires a minimum of 15 graduate credits, selected in consultation with the student’s faculty adviser, to be completed within three years.

Course Information

Course descriptions, locations, and availability

Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

WHAT TO EXPECT

Prior to registration for first class, students should meet with their adviser to develop a program of study tailored to their needs. Students can avail themselves of online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses at both locations. If enrolling in internship courses, students should secure clinical sites that match their interests, in coordination with the Field Experience Office.

Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do you have a required course sequence?

No. Students can tailor their course sequence and program of study to meet their needs, in consultation with their adviser.

Can I complete the certificate entirely online?

Possibly, if the courses you require are offered in an online format within the required timeframe.

Can I transfer credits completed elsewhere?

No.

Can I modify my program of study once I start the certificate?

Yes, in consultation with your adviser.

Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE

In accordance with U.S. Department of Education regulations, the School of Education is required to disclose select information for all Title IV eligible gainful employment (GE) programs. To see the most recent data available for this GE program, please view the attached disclosure.

Gainful Employment Disclosure – 2019

Gainful Employment Disclosure – 2019

Program Name: Post-Master’s Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

This program is designed to be completed in 12 months.

This program will cost $13,365 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ [XX,XXX] of debt.
Too few graduates to report median debt.

Program does not meet licensure requirements in the following States: Maryland

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment
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