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Prerequisites to Apply

Prior to registration for the 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. If enrolling in internship courses, students should secure clinical sites that match their interests, in coordination with the Field Experience Office.

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Post-Master’s Certificate – Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Application Deadline: January 5, 2024
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Please upload your responses to the following prompts in an essay format adhering to these guidelines:
• 2 – 3 pages in length responding to all prompts
• Double-spaced
• Times New Roman font type
• 12-pt font size

Essay Prompts
1. Why would you like to become a Clinical Mental Health Counselor; what contribution would you like to make to the clinical mental health profession?
2. What personal and professional experiences could support or hinder you in becoming an effective Clinical Mental Health Counselor?
3. Provide an example of a professional job experience that was challenged by your supervisor or a colleague. How did you respond, manage the challenge, and receive feedback from a different perspective?
4. Based on your social identity, how do you describe and experience social justice? An individual's social identity includes but is not limited to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual or affectional orientation, age, religion/spirituality, disability/different ability, language, and political or sociopolitical affiliation. This makes social identity unique to each individual – no two individuals will have the exact same social identity. Opportunities and access to social power is, in part, available to people and groups due to social identity.

All responses should be included in one essay.
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

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.

Tuition and Fees Information

More Information

Office of Admissions
Office of Admissions Toll-free
Kyuanna Napper, Sr. Academic Program Coordinator
Johns Hopkins School of Education
2800 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

International Applicants

This program offers part-time enrollment only. Admission is not open to international applicants seeking an F-1 or J-1 visa for this program. International students interested in applying to a program at the Johns Hopkins School of Education must follow the same application process and submit the same general application materials as their peers, along with some additional requirements.

International Student Admissions

Please visit the International Student Admissions webpage for additional application requirements or information.

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