Department of Psychology

Fast Facts about the Clinical/Community Mental Health Program:

  • The C/CMH program prepares students for responsibilities as professional mental health clinicians Students receive actual clinical experience from the beginning of the program, through participation in our community Psychology Clinic

  • The C/CMH program has been approved as meeting educational requirements for Illinois LPC/LCPC licensure The program includes two on-campus years of theoretical and applied coursework, followed by a 9-12 month internship that the student selects

  • Graduate assistantships are available within the department for first-year students and across campus for second-year students. Assistantships provide a monthly stipend and tuition waiver

  • Class sizes remain small throughout the program. The Clinical/Community Mental Health program is accredited by the Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) through August 2027

  • Applications will be accepted until the program is filled but the deadline for priority admission consideration is February 1 st

Number of applications

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

34

21

Average number of applications 2012-2020: 30

 

Number of applicants offered admission 

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

12

12

 

Number of applicants accepting offer of admission

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

4

6

 

Number of students enrolled in the CCMH program

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

15

16

 

First year retention rate for 2020: 100%

Number graduating in May 2020: 4

Percentage of cohort graduating in May 2020: 80%

Five Year graduation rate from Fall 2015 to 2020: 83%

Average Percentage of cohorts graduating 2015-2020: 92%

Percentage of graduates 2016-2018 who became fully licensed: 92%

Number of full-time graduate faculty: 3

Number of part-time graduate faculty: 0

Number of adjunct graduate faculty: 1

Percentage of courses taught by adjunct graduate faculty: 16%

Percentage of courses taught by full-time graduate faculty: 84%

Gender of graduate faculty: 4 females; 0 male

Race of graduate faculty: 4 Caucasian