Join an established program and prepare yourself for a dynamic career as a mental health counselor. Small class sizes and close interaction with Oswego’s esteemed faculty will prepare students to enhance their professional development in various mental health counseling capacities.
What you will study
Where you can study
- Oswego (main campus)
- Syracuse (metro center)
This dynamic master’s degree program prepares students to work as licensed, professional mental health counselors in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, schools, rehabilitation facilities, clinics, business and industry, residential treatment centers, or private practice. The Mental Health Counseling program satisfies the state educational requirements leading toward professional licensure and prepares students to sit for a licensing exam. Students interested in becoming a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor can also take additional coursework to prepare for the state exam.
Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
GPA of at least 3.0
Purpose statement for graduate study
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee
GRE test scores (Must be received before Feb. 1st)
Department interview (Scheduled after application submission)