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.
SNHU's bachelor's in mental health program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
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.