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Master of Arts in:

Mental Health Counseling

The Master's Degree in Counseling - Mental Health Program is structured around the development of personal awareness of self as a counselor, knowledge of counseling and psychological concepts, and skills in counseling and mental health service delivery. Included in this program is an emphasis on developing assessment and research skills and using research findings in mental health service delivery. Upon completion of program, students will have met the academic eligibility requirements to sit for the Pennsylvania Licensed Professional Counselor Examination.

This program requires 60 semester hours and a comprehensive examination for graduation.

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Admission Requirements

Official transcripts from previous colleges or universities (non-KU), 3 letters of recommendation, 3.0 undergraduate GPA, psychobiographical statement, resume.

Application and Admission information

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Recommended Graduate Application Deadlines

Graduate Students

For Counseling/Student Affairs programs:

*To enroll for the next Fall semester, complete application file by Feb. 1 (early review) or March 1 (regular review).

*To enroll for the next Spring semester, complete application file by Sept. 1 (early review) or Oct. 1 (regular review).