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Argosy University

Argosy University

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Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling (M.A.)

The Master of Arts (MA) in Mental Health Counseling Program recognizes the need to provide counseling professionals with the extensive knowledge and range of skills necessary to function effectively in their professions. The program introduces students to basic counseling skills that integrate individual and group theoretical foundations of counseling into appropriate client interaction and intervention skills. The program emphasizes the development of attitudes, knowledge, and skills essential in the formation of professional counselors who are committed to the ethical provision of quality services.

Career Outcomes
This program is designed to prepare you for a career as a mental health counselor who may work in a variety of settings, including:
• private and group practices
• substance abuse treatment facilities
• hospitals and clinics
• correctional institutions
• schools and universities
• government agencies

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Argosy University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA). (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602, 1.800.621.7440, www.ncahlc.org).