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.