Designed to allow professionals who already have a Master’s Degree in Counseling (e.g. School Counseling) or Psychology to complete coursework and internships in mental health counseling (MHC) that will enable them to gain license – qualifying eligibility in MHC in New York State.
Prepares students to work in mental health settings such as: mental health centers, hospitals, university counseling centers, substance abuse centers, and residential treatment centers.
18 – 30 credits depending on master’s degree coursework
Completion of this program and passage of both a written and expressive language fluency examination enables students to become certified as bilingual school counselors, school psychologists, or social workers.
The extension applies to any Manhattan College school counseling student.
The professional diploma applies to anyone who already has a Master’s in School Counseling from another institution and wants to obtain the certificate in order to be eligible for certification as a bilingual counselor, school psychologist, or social worker.