About Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Inspire positive change with a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling.
Combine academic preparation with personal growth to help transform individuals and social systems. California University of Pennsylvania's graduate program in clinical mental health counseling fulfills all requirements for you to become a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and provides all courses needed to pursue a career as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania and other states.
Complete your master's degree in two years of full-time study, regardless of your undergraduate major. Or enroll part time to better accommodate your lifestyle and career.
We offer a top-quality education that's flexible and affordable.
- Complete 750 hours of practicum and clinical fieldwork.
- Take advantage of flexible start dates and evening classes.
- Streamline your degree with credits and waivers for education majors/teachers.
- Benefit from the low costs and graduate assistantships of one of the most affordable counseling master's degree in Pennsylvania.
Cal U’s graduate Counselor Education and Social Work Programs are the recipients of a $1.9 million Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) program grant. The purpose of this program is to prepare Cal U students work in rural and medically underserved communities with a focus on mental and behavioral health. Our mission is to collaboratively educate, train, and provide services that will benefit the health and health equity of the underserved and vulnerable people in our community by producing quality behavioral health professionals for the region’s workforce. This program allows students to apply for an opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend, while completing their required practicum or field experience.
Students accepted into the graduate Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, or Social Work programs are eligible to apply for the grant before completing their programs practicum or field experience.
If you have questions regarding the HRSA BHWET program, contact HRSA Program Coordinator Molly Jenkins at Jenkins_M@calu.edu