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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling sign
  • Professor and students sitting at table


    Small classes ensure individualized learning.
  • Counseling room with 2 chairs and a loveseat

    A State of the Art Clinic

    Provides hands-on experience while also serving the community.

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program prepares students to enter a variety of occupations in the counseling and mental health field. The master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at UNG was developed to meet the state and national regulatory criteria leading to licensure and certification as professional counselors. Our curriculum addresses the needs of our diverse world while helping students understand the process of human development and relationships, counseling theory, and change. Utilizing problem-based learning and incorporating required internships and practica; the program provides students with both academic and practical professional experience and training.

Please feel free to contact us if you would like to meet with one of our faculty and/or students. We will be glad to set up an appointment with you. We are here to help you receive the highest quality education possible in our program that is built around a solid curriculum. We, the faculty and staff, are interested in your long-term development as well as your short-term needs while you are here at UNG. We want your time here to be beneficial, memorable, and growth-producing.


Applications from prospective graduate students are accepted for Fall. Complete applications must be received by Graduate Studies by the following deadlines:

  •  March 1 - for fall admission


The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at University of North Georgia is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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