The MHCI program is self-paced and consists of 36 credits:
You may transfer up to six credits of graduate coursework from another program if you meet the MHCI graduate transfer requirements. We require all our students to earn 30 credits within the program. To request transfer credit, submit the Transfer Form to MHCI Director Richard Dool.
Most students finish the program in 18-24 months although some complete it within 15 months. There are no language or mathematics requirements.
We welcome all international MHCI students and strongly encourage you to attend an orientation session before or early in your first semester of study. Visit Rutgers Global–International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) for advice and specific details on:
These five courses fulfill the MHCI Program Core requirements. All MHCI students are required to take these courses (15 credits):
These two courses fulfill the MHCI Program research requirement (6 credits)
These are a sampling of MHCI electives of which five must be taken (15 credits):
MHCI students have the option to take up to six credits of supervised experiential learning. Grades are assigned based on student self-evaluation and supervisor evaluation done by the practitioner or faculty member. You may complete this requirement in your local area or through online opportunities. Options include:
(150 hours for 3 credits)