Bradley's MA in counseling prepares students to sit for the National Counselor Examination and earn Illinois state licensure. Graduates go on to work in clinical mental health settings, hospitals, private practice, and military and veterans' facilities.
The master's in mental health counseling includes 54 credits of required general counseling coursework and six credits within the clinical mental health counseling specialization. Students also complete 750 hours of supervised work experience during two required internships and one practicum. In the past, students have worked at local medical centers, hospitals, and a research and training clinic. Learners may participate in networking events and professional mentoring through the Chi Sigma Iota honor society.
Prospective students should submit undergraduate transcripts demonstrating a 3.0 GPA or higher, two recommendation letters, a short admission essay, and their GRE scores.
- Loss and Grief Counseling
- Counseling Diverse Populations
- Career and Life Planning Across the Lifespan
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders
- Psychopharmacology in Counseling
- Cost: $930/credit
- Credits Required: 60
- Accreditation: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs