Mental Health Work

Program Level - Undergraduate certificate

Program Length - 25 weeks


How much will this program cost me?*

Tuition and Fees: $894
Books and Supplies: $1,354
On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered

What other costs are there for this program?

This fee is required of all students who park on campus at the following rates:

Auto Permits: $35.00
Motorcycle Permits: $17.50
Carpool Permits: $30.00

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* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.


What financial options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

  • Federal loans: $935
  • Private education loans: $955
  • Institutional financing plan: $0

Jobs related to this program

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Additional Information

This certificate program is designed to prepare entry-level mental health workers for the workforce and to serve as a stepping stone toward higher academic degrees in the field of mental health.

Potential entry-level mental health work positions include: mental health technician, social services assistant, residential home counselor, child care worker assistant, counselor aid, gerontology aid, research assistant, youth counselor, foster care worker, behavior analyst, case management aid, family services aid, patient care specialist and patient advocate assistant.

Employment options for students who complete the Certificate of Achievement in Mental Health Work include Mental Health Worker/Counselor, Behavioral Health Technician/Educator, Peer Mentor, Residential Counselor, Outreach Worker and Patient Care Specialist.


How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 25 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2014-2015, *% finished in 25 weeks.

* Fewer than 10 students completed this program in 2014-15. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job replacement rate for student who completed this program is *%.

* This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.