- Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education
- Academic Programs
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling Specialization
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Specialization
This area is designed for students seeking professional counseling positions in agencies that assist clients to resolve psychological disorders and/or developmental issues through crisis intervention, remediation, and/or primary prevention interventions. The counselors-in-training are exposed to a variety of educational experiences through practicum, internships, and specialized studies that will insure students have an appreciation for the diversity of clientele, services, and programs provided in these community agencies.
Clinical Mental Health Program Outcomes Report
Last year, there were 17 graduates of Northern Illinois University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Our graduates consistently achieve high pass rates on licensing examinations. The pass rate for graduates taking the licensure examination is 99%. Of the admitted students, 98% graduated from the program in the expected time period and 99% of those program graduates responding to surveys who are actively seeking jobs are employed.
What's the next step?
Fall Semester: February 1st
(early summer enrollment may be possible)