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Clinical Mental Health Counseling 3+2

With LVC's accelerated dual-degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC), you can earn your Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Counseling in just five years.

The CMHC program features an evidence-based curriculum, along with opportunities to get real-life experience through internships and a practicum. You’ll also develop ethically focused clinical and interpersonal skills through classroom and hands-on learning.

When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to take the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) and for Licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) status.

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Taught by highly-regarded faculty who are experts in their fields, you’ll be immersed in a curriculum that quickly gets you comfortable working in a wide variety of settings, with a wide variety of people. By the time you graduate, you’ll be prepared for a career in workplaces like schools, community agencies, integrative healthcare organizations, and private practices.

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Be Mind-full

Student & Faculty Research

As a CMHC major, you can take advantage of our student and faculty research program as an extracurricular learning opportunity. You’ll work alongside professors as they conduct empirical research, gaining experience and psychological insights along the way.

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In Their Words

LVC prepared me very well. It made … the workforce less intimidating than it could have been. I learned the foundations of how to conduct and interpret research and how to determine if research was valid … which has been incredibly useful in my personal and professional life.
Jennifer Arnold ’13, Licensed Professional Counselor, Annville Psychological Services

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