Entrance exam: GRE
Exam waiver available: Yes
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2-3 years (full time)
Follow your passion for helping people recognize and overcome their mental health challenges with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from App State. Our CACREP-accredited program is designed to prepare you to take the National Certified Counselor examination upon graduation.
We’ll support you as you learn more about who you are and your ability to encourage and support others as a professional counselor qualified to work in community agencies, educational settings as well as private practice.
Visit the Reich College of Education website for more information about the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.
This is a program that can lead to licensure or certification in North Carolina. Appalachian State University cannot confirm whether this program will meet the requirements for professional licensure in other states or territories.
If this applies to you, check the Professional Licensure webpage for information on licensure requirements and licensing agencies in other states. Or, you may address questions to State Authorization at App State at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-262-7559.
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