Graduate School offering new program in mental health counseling
NEW PALTZ -- The Graduate School at the State University of New York at New Paltz is now offering a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling that meets New York's educational requirements for mental health counseling licensure.
The 48-credit program serves both students looking to become licensed as mental health counselors and those seeking to eventually proceed into doctoral programs.
Degree requirements cover a core curriculum and specialization courses. Three required fieldwork courses provide unique, varied and intense hands-on mental health counseling training experiences under supervision of licensed professionals.
“The Graduate School is pleased to offer this carefully designed, cutting edge program that focuses on the prevention and control of mental health disorders and impairments,” said Laurel Garrick Duhaney, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School. “We have a dynamic and excellent faculty who will execute this master's degree program that's aimed at preparing well-qualified students for mental health counseling practice.”
For more information about the Graduate School at New Paltz and the Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program, visit www.newpaltz.edu/graduate.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.