Choose from two specialty tracks.

Choose from two specialty tracks.

School Consultation or Community Mental Health

MA in Mental Health Counseling Curriculum

MA in Mental Health Counseling Curriculum

The 60-credit degree curriculum is structured so that students can complete in as few as 24 months.

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Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling

The 60-credit Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling (MA in MHC) program, approved by the Board of Higher Education and accredited by New England Association Schools and Colleges (NEASC), prepares and empowers graduate students seeking entrance into the field of Mental Health Counseling in an environment of academic excellence.  Graduate students acquire the training and skills necessary to become competent, professional, and ethical in the delivery of mental health counseling services.

 

For more information about applying for enrollment in the Becker College Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, call 877.523.2537 or email graduate@becker.edu.

Based on a model of social responsibility in the area of mental health service delivery, graduates are prepared to act in the best interest of the clients they serve.  Graduate students grow and develop through transformative educational experiences, skilled clinical supervision, a rigorous academic program of study, and opportunities to acquire a comprehensive body of knowledge, professional skills, ethical foundations, and cultural competencies.  This carefully structured training program prepares graduates for professional success, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning in the field of mental health counseling.

The MA in MHC program at Becker College is designed to prepare its graduates to be professional practitioners in a variety of community settings and institutions: schools, hospitals, clinics, residential treatment facilities, and other mental health agencies.  The program meets the academic requirements for licensure in the state of Massachusetts as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).

The learning goals of the MA in MHC are closely aligned with the objectives outlined by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). These objectives require common core curricular experiences and demonstrated knowledge in each of the following eight (8) common core curricular areas required of all students in the program:

  • Mental Health Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice
  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Career Counseling and Development
  • Helping Relationships
  • Group Work
  • Counseling Assessment
  • Research and Program Development

 

For more details about the Becker College Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, including Tuition & Fees and Financial Aid, contact Program Coordinator, Associate Professor Beth Greenberg at 508.373.9752 or email beth.greenberg@becker.edu.

For more information about applying for enrollment in the Becker College Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, call 877.523.2537 or email graduate@becker.edu.

Specialty Tracks

There are two specialty tracks within the program: School Consultation and Community Mental Health. These tracks allow students to gain knowledge beyond the core curriculum to better prepare them to meet the mental health needs identified in schools and in community mental health settings.

Community Mental Health

School Consultation

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