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For application information or to begin the application process please visit the Graduate Studies website.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) is a 60-semester hour program. When attending full-time and in the summer it takes a minimum of seven semesters, just over two years. School Counseling (SC) is a 48-semester hour program. When attending full-time and in the summer it takes between 2 and 2.5 years to complete the program.

You can start summer or fall semester. Spring applications will be considered if space is available.

For the most up-to-date tuition cost, visit the Student Enrollment and Financial Services page.

Three courses a semester is considered full-time.

Yes, many students attend part-time, enrolling in one or two courses each semester.

During fall and spring semester, each course meets one day a week. Most courses meet from 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Some courses meet from 5-7:40 p.m. or 3:20-5:55 p.m.

For the most up-to-date financial aid information, visit the Student Enrollment and Financial Services page.

Yes, there are graduate assistantships. The deadline for applying for assistantships is February 15. Applicants, who are also applying to the Department of Counseling graduate programs, should submit all admissions materials in time to attend the February Group Interview.

John Carroll University has determined that its counseling curriculum meets the state educational requirement for licensure/certifications in the State of Ohio. John Carroll University has not made a determination that our counseling curriculum meets state educational requirements for licensure/certifications in any other state, territory, or country. Please check with your state licensing board to determine if our curriculum meets requirements in your state.