Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
If your dream is to assist others to healthily navigate some of life’s most challenging events and emotions, TROY’s Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling can prepare you for a fulfilling career helping to improve the quality of life for people of all ages.
TROY’s master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling is a 60-semester- hour program designed to prepare you to become a clinical mental health counselor. As you work toward your degree, you’ll have direct access to our qualified and knowledgeable faculty members who will provide you with guidance in and out of their classrooms. Whether teaching from textbooks or sharing personal life experiences with you and your classmates, your instructors will help you navigate your courses and prepare you for a successful career.
This master’s program is tailored to meet educational standards for state licensure and national counseling credentials. It has been designed to provide students with opportunities to develop their expertise in treatment planning, their knowledge of theory and of normal and pathological development and behavior as well as their understanding of how to apply counseling skills to various agency populations. Upon graduating, you’ll be prepared to work in clinical environments that focus on every area of clinical mental health concern from mental health wellness to profound psychopathology.
Accredited by the Council of Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), TROY’s Division of Counseling makes it easier for graduates to acquire state licensed professional counselor (LPC) licensure. Also, the division’s CACREP accreditation makes it possible for you to apply for jobs and work as an LPC in Veteran Administration (VA) facilities.
However, some graduates with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling choose to use their expertise in creative ways and work in other fields such as:
According to O*Net (sponsored by of the U.S. Department of Labor), mental health counseling is classified as a “Bright Outlook” job. The projected growth of this profession is listed at 14 percent or higher. O*Net projects that 54,500 career opportunities will be made available between 2014 and 2024.