MSCJS/MSMHC Dual Degree
Whether you choose to work in the private or public sector, our program will help you serve populations in need and treat issues holistically. Your crime and justice courses will allow you to explore the causes, contexts, and policies that can lead to or exacerbate mental illness. In your counseling courses, you will learn to assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and groups with various mental health issues. You’ll complete the mental health curriculum full-time, and may pursue the crime & justice studies curriculum full- or part-time.
Applications are for Fall semester only.
February 1 (Round 1) with all materials in by February 10.
April 1 (Round 2) with all materials in by April 10, then rolling on a space-available basis until June 1. No applications will be accepted after June 1.
- Completed application
- $50 application fee (waived for students who visit campus)
- Goal statement (essay)
- Two letters of recommendation (Learn more)
- Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
- Interview by invitation
- Optional: GRE scores are not required as part of the application. Applicants who wish to submit their GRE scores are welcome to do so as part of their applications.
- Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)
Financial Aid for Graduate Study
Suffolk University is pleased to offer merit-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $15,500 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.
Cost of Graduate Study at Suffolk
Courses & Requirements
Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.