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Campus-Based Undergraduate Major Psychology Mental Health

Students selecting a concentration in mental health will take coursework in counseling techniques and psychological assessment. They will also gain direct experience in the field as early as their freshman year, with placements including school guidance offices, community mental health centers, and social service programs throughout the Manchester, NH, area.

Graduates of SNHU's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Mental Health have taken jobs as case managers, residential counselors, and intake coordinators, among other psychology-related professions. This concentration further helps to prepare students for graduate programs in mental health counseling, clinical psychology and social work.


Courses To Prepare You For Your Life & Career

SNHU's bachelor's in mental health program includes:

  • General education courses
  • Degree-specific courses

General Education Program

SNHU's required general education program, known as The Commons, aims to guide you toward success in not only your academic career, but your personal and professional life too.

Throughout the curriculum, you'll gain some of the most in-demand skills in today's workplace, including:

  • Research and information analysis
  • Diverse audience communication
  • Critical thinking and ethical problem solving
  • Leadership, emotional intelligence and collaboration

This expertise will prove practical, transferable and invaluable as you grow in your career and contribute positively to society.

Beyond foundational skill development, the general education program also provides the benefit of allowing you to explore a wide range of fields outside of your intended major.

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Campus Undergraduate Tuition

Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals.

University Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.