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The Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine (MHCBM) is an intensive 60-credit degree program designed to meet the requirements for an independent mental health-care license in Massachusetts and other states. The primary objective is to prepare individuals in mental health counseling interventions with a complementary background in behavioral medicine and neuroscience. Graduates of the (MHCBM) program provide a range of assessment, diagnostic, and treatment-focused counseling services to clients in mental health, medical research and independent practice settings. The program can be completed in two years of full-time study. Our curriculum consists of a combination of academic course work and substantial clinical experiences in a diverse medical school/hospital environment. The M.A. program in (MHCBM) is the first of its kind in the United States, making Boston University a leader in preparing master's-level mental health clinicians.