Master of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Counseling

Master of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Counseling

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice - New York, NY

  • MASTER'S DEGREE

This Program, developed within the Psychology Department, has been approved by New York State as a "license eligible" academic program. It satisfies the state's educational requirements leading toward professional licensure as a Mental Health Counselor, with a specialization in forensics. It develops skills in interviewing, counseling, and assessment, based upon established principles and research regarding human development, personality, psychopathology, and counseling. Students will be uniquely prepared to work towards licensure as counselors in prisons, juvenile detention centers, probation and parole agencies, and social service agencies that counsel and assess adolescents and adults at risk for criminal behavior. The program offers research opportunities for those students interested in pursuing doctoral education; as well as related courses leading to a certificate as a Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    4600

    per Year

  • Books & Supplies

    Books & Supplies

    1146

    per Year

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    N/A

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