Graduate Outcomes

Each year, graduates of the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program are exceptionally well-prepared for employment in mental health counseling positions across the United States and internationally.  The following outcomes attest to their success:

  • 92.3% completion rate (Class of 2021, 2022, & 2023)
  • 100% pass rate on credentialing exams
  • 100% worked in mental health counseling positions within 6 months after graduation

Graduate Career Paths

Our graduates have gone on to secure a wide range of positions, such as:

  • Trauma clinician
  • Member of a transdisciplinary treatment team in a medical setting
  • Consultant to individuals seeking to make health-related lifestyle changes
  • School-based counselor for children and adolescents
  • Clinician in a day treatment/partial hospital program
  • Counselor for sexual offenders in a corrections prison system
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Private practice clinician
  • Member of a clinical research team
  • Director of an eating disorders residential facility
  • Clinician in a college counseling center

We work hard to remain connected to our alumni and facilitate connections and networking between current students and alumni through LinkedIn and in-person events. Alumni offer advice about licensure in other states, the licensing exam, and pursuing other educational opportunities. Many of our alumni are in supervisory and/or administrative positions and often hire our graduates.

Licensure Preparation

The Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program is a two-year Master of Arts program designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure as a mental health counselor (LMHC) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as granted by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions. We work closely with students to ensure that they meet requirements for licensure in states all across the country.

CACREP Annual Report and Student Handbook:

Every year, the program publishes an annual report of student demographics and program outcomes.

Comprehensive Assessment Plan 2021-2022 Report

Our expectations for conduct, program policies, and procedures are listed here:

MHCBM Student Handbook 2023-2024