Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA (On Campus) Student Outcomes and Other Data
Students in the Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (On Campus) program retain in the program at high rates. The one-year retention rate for those entering the program in Fall 2020 was 93% (41/45).
Methodology: Retention rate is calculated as new students who enrolled in a Fall term of one academic year and came back the subsequent Fall term, e.g. retention rate = (Fall 2018)/(Fall 2017). When the program length is one year or less, semester to semester retention is calculated, e.g., retention rate = (Spring 2019)/(Fall 2018).
Graduation Rate and Time to Degree
The MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (On Campus) program length is 2 years. The 150% graduation rate for the most recent graduating cohort was 90% (46/51). The average time to degree for this cohort was 22 months.
Methodology: Those starting in Fall 2018 were the most recent graduating cohort who would complete their degree within 150% of time. Time to degree in months is calculated by subtracting start date of the student from the date the degree was completed or conferred and reported in average months. 150% Graduation rate is calculated for full-time and part-time students combined; The 150% graduation rate is calculated by taking students who enrolled in Fall and Spring terms of one academic year (starting cohort) and graduated within 150% of the program length, e.g., 3 years.
Most MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (On Campus) alumni find jobs within the first year after graduation. For example, 84.9% (62/73) of alumni from the classes of 2017-18 through 2020-21 found a job in the first year after graduation.
Source: Alumni Surveys 2021. Valid percentages are reported.
100% of alumni in the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (On Campus) program earn $50,000 to $125,000 five years post-graduation, with 33% earning $75,000 to $100,000 and 33% earning $100,001 to $125,000. The majority (55%) of those two to four years post-graduation earn $50,000 to $100,000, with 10% earning $75,000 to $100,000. Within one-year post graduation, the majority (66%) earn $25,000 to $100,000, with 8% earning $75,000 to $100,000.
Source: Alumni Survey, summer 2021. Valid percentages are reported.