Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Continuing After Your Undergraduate Education at Molloy College

Completing an Undergraduate B.S. degree in Psychology and Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

As an undergraduate major in psychology, students can take the following concentration of courses within their B.S. degree requirements to best prepare them for favorable admission to the Master of Science program and a career as a licensed professional counselor.

  • PSY204 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY326 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY353 Personality Theories
  • PSY357 Clinical and Counseling Psychology
  • PSY370 Community Mental Health Counseling

Once admitted to the M.S. in CMHC program, students can work while completing their coursework as it is set up as a part-time program with courses offered in the evenings.

The program can be completed in three years part-time with summers included and requires a final comprehensive examination.

Every student completes a practicum (100 clock hours) course and a one year (600 clock hours) supervised internship and course in mental health counseling at a site pre-approved by the CMHC Dept.

Successful graduates of the Molloy College M.S. in CMHC will be eligible for Licensure as Clinical Mental Health Counselors in New York State upon completion of 3,000 post-Master's hours of supervised mental health counseling work and the passing of the state licensing examination.

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