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Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Career Impact

Employment Outcomes for Social and Behavioral Sciences Graduate Students

Employment outcomes for graduate students in Marist's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

In a recent survey of all graduate-level students enrolled in degree programs through Marist's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 92% indicated they were employed full-time in the area of their degree, 2% indicated they were enrolled in further education full-time (doctoral program or additional coursework), and 6% indicated they were employed while continuing to further their education. The list below contains known employment locations and job titles for recent graduates of Marist's Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. 

 

Notable Employers*

  • Access Supports for Living
  • Astor Services for Children and Families
  • Employment & Employer Services
  • Lighthouse Behavioral Health Center
  • The Council on Addiction Prevention & Education

*a small sample of employers from the prior year

Career Preparation

  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Clinician
  • Prevention Counselor/Educator

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Meaghan Hughes, MA '19

Meaghan Hughes, MA in Clinical Mental Health CounselingWhy did you choose to pursue your graduate degree at Marist? 
There are many Mental Health Counseling programs in New York, but I knew that I wanted a very small program so that I could have a lot of hands-on experience and get to know my classmates and professors really well. I attended an open house at Marist in the fall before I applied and was very impressed with the program here. It was clear that I would have a lot of opportunities for internship sites, which is a huge part of the second year of the program.

Read more about Meaghan's experience in her Red Fox Spotlight interview!