South University

M.A. - Clinical Mental Health Counseling


709 Mall Boulevard

Savannah, GA 31406

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The South University Master of Arts degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is intended to meet the local and regional need for qualified counselors. The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to provide advanced and broad training for South University graduate students regarding theories, principles, and dynamic applications in the field. Students develop the skills necessary to engage in effective assessment and treatment practices, achieve competence for ethical, legal, and professional issues, and understand the significance and utility of research to the field. Faculty members are dedicated to maintaining high teaching standards, developing intellectual curiosity, advancing critical thinking, and engaging in service to the University, community, and profession. The primary goals of the program are as follows: Promote the development of broad and comprehensive knowledge of the field of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Promote critical/analytical thinking regarding concepts and applications in the field. Promote a thorough understanding of mental health assessment and treatment. Raise awareness of professionalism and issues impacting the profession. The program is designed to provide an opportunity for its graduates to achieve initial eligibility criteria to become licensed in their state and certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). The length of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program varies in accord with the licensing requirements of the states in which the program is offered. As a result, the program may not meet the licensing requirements of all states. The student should contact the licensing board in the state in which they anticipate seeking licensure to determine the appropriate program.

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: South University, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31406-4805 © 2022 South University. All rights reserved. Our email address is


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International Financial Aid Description: Available to those who qualify

Classification: Not applicable

Loans Offered: Federal financial aid and student loans are available to those who qualify.

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