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Clinical Mental Health (Master of Arts - M.A.) Program Description

The Clinical Mental Health program (Master of Arts - M.A.) prepares professional counselors to work in a variety of mental health settings, such as comprehensive care centers, regional mental health centers, hospitals, and other settings in which mental health servies are provided.

Admission Requirements

All graduate school admissions requirements must be met which includes a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and completion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).  The Applicant must meet one of the following requirements for admission to the programs:

  1. An undergraduate overall grade point overage of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or
  2. An undergraduate GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on the last 60 hours or
  3. A minimum of 146 (400 on old version) on the verbal section of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or
  4. A minimum of 146 (400 on old version) on the performance section of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or
  5. A minimum of 365 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

Major Requirements

60-66 hours including 51-57 hours of Core Classes and 9 hours of Electives.  Click here for a complete list of courses. 

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