The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure as a professional school and clinical counselor. Students in the clinical counseling program benefit from direct service counseling activities with individuals and/or groups, supervised activities in the area of diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders and face-to-face meetings with on-site PCC licensed supervisors. 以耶稣会传统为基础的灵活课程, 泽维尔把学生塑造成值得信赖的人, ethical, 解决问题的学校和临床顾问.


We invite applications from students with a bachelor's degree and a solid academic background. 你可以在夏季、秋季或春季学期开始该课程.

申请正式录取为攻读学位的学生, submit the following application materials online to the Office of 研究生入学:

  • Completed online application (choose Counseling, then Clinical Mental Health)
  • One official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate work from accredited colleges or universities.
  • A resume.
  • 一份至少500字的研究生学习目的陈述.
  • Two letters of reference from individuals commenting on the applicant's academic/professional potential.
  • (Optional) Official test scores from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). If you have previously taken the GRE and want to have your scores sent to Xavier, 请联系GRE at 1-888-GRE-SCORE.

申请人的本科累计GPA应达到3分.0 or above. 如果你的本科累计GPA没有达到3.0 or above, taking the MAT or GRE may increase your chances of admittance. 每项考试的推荐分数如下:

  • MAT: 390分或以上
  • GRE: Score of 4.分析部分成绩为0分或以上.


  • 春季学期:10月1日
  • 夏季学期:2月1日
  • 秋季学期:2月1日

Faculty will review the pool of applications after each of these dates and will then invite selected candidates to an on-campus interview to continue the application process.


The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). 认证将持续到2031年3月31日.


Group I

Total Hours............ 16cr.

  • coun501寿命发展
  • 辅导理论与技巧
  • 组进程
  • 心理和成就测试
  • 630心理健康咨询入门
  • 职业咨询

Group II

Total Hours............ 11cr.

  • 咨询研究方法
  • COUN 631咨询问题和道德
  • 跨文化咨询
  • 家庭关系
  • 实习前/咨询实验室

Group III

Total Hours............ 14cr.

  • COUN 642咨询和监督
  • ccoun765危机咨询
  • 治疗成瘾障碍
  • ccoun773咨询实习
  • 3选修课时

Group IV

Total Hours............ 19cr.

  • 辅导实习
  • 人格与异常行为
  • 临床和人格评估
  • 精神病理学诊断
  • 咨询和心理治疗
  • 重度智障人士的干预技巧

Sample Courses

寿命发展- coun501 - 3 credit hours - Lifespan Development involves the study of the nature and needs of individuals at all developmental levels. Knowledge and comprehension of issues of human adjustment faced at all stages of development from conception through retirement are addressed through the application of psychological principles in the field of counseling.

咨询问题和道德- ccoun631 - 2 credit hours - This course is designed to increase awareness of complexities present in counselor practice and to teach a process of ethical decision-making. In addition, the student will learn ethical and legal responsibilities of the counselor and the counseling profession.

性格和异常行为- ccoun760 - 3 credit hours - A study of the dynamics of the disturbed personality, symptoms, causes, 治疗精神神经症, psychoses, 以及异常人格. Emphasis is placed on psychopathological conditions related to children, adolescents, 年轻人和中年人, and the aged.

咨询实践- ccoun773 - This practicum experience involves completing recorded interviews with bona fide clients and producing appropriate client reports and student self-evaluation forms. Students must complete a total of 40 clock hours of counseling sessions with approximately four clients, 其中8小时必须记录,以供主管审查. Students will also be expected to lead a group counseling experience.

Tuition and Fees

All For One

Xavier is ranked #1 for its excellent academic reputation among top competitors in the region. 学生能从教育中得到最大的收获, from rigorous classroom studies to experiential learning in the real world.


辛辛那提儿童医院外, a place where clinical counseling students can gain field experience

俄亥俄州的顾问, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board requires that a minimum of 600 clock hours of supervised clinical counseling experience in an on-site setting be completed as part of the student's master's program. Xavier's program is designed to meet this requirement by offering four semester hours of internship activities.


Student earning their masters in clinical counseling learning in a classroom

Xavier's clinical counseling program's curriculum is founded in the Jesuit learning tradition, 强调整体, individualized care and focuses on ethical and professional standards within the field of clinical counseling. Courses focus on applying the theories of psychology to real-world situations.



Since a majority of students in the clinical counseling program are employed, 课程安排在下午晚些时候, 晚上和周末,以适应学生的时间表.



咨询部, 与泽维尔大学的使命相一致, 力求使个人做好专业服务的准备, multiculturally-competent and ethical school and clinical counselors in diverse practice environments. 我们的CACREP认证课程强调服务学习, social justice, theory and evidence-based practice in both course work and practical experience. Students will identify with the counseling profession in general and actively participate in appropriate professional groups and professional development activities associated with the field, understand and demonstrate ethical behaviors in all domains with their counseling activities and so much more.

泽维尔大学 专业科学学院 培养本科生和研究生的智力, 在道德和精神上为职业和专业服务. CPS challenges students to strive for academic excellence and life-long learning through promoting collaboration and community partnerships, 结合研究, 学术与创新.

泽维尔大学是一所位于辛辛那提的私立大学, Ohio, 提供耶稣会天主教传统的文科教育. Founded in 1831, the University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation. It has been ranked among the top 10 master's-level universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & 过去二十年的世界报告. The Princeton Review names it one of the "Best 385 Colleges in America."