Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies Announces a Streamlined Pathway for Students to Earn Both the Master of Healthcare Leadership and Doctor of Behavioral Health Degrees

Complete the Master of Healthcare Leadership & Doctor of Behavioral Health Degree programs in as quick as four (4) years at Cummings Graduate Institute.

May 2, 2022
Tempe, AZ

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) is excited to announce the launch of a new pathway to a doctoral degree for prospective Master of Healthcare Leadership students. The Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) to Behavioral Health Degree (DBH) pathway, referred to as the MHL to DBH pathway, enables students to seamlessly transition from their master’s coursework to their doctoral studies at CGI. 

MHL to DBH pathway benefits include application and program fee waivers for the DBH program, an expedited admissions process for the DBH program after completion of the MHL program, the ability to complete both the MHL and DBH in as short as four (4) years, and a tuition lock.

In addition to MHL to DBH pathway benefits, enrolled pathway students also receive access to the same student services and institutional benefits as students enrolled in academic degree seeking programs. These include but are not limited to:

  • No GRE required
  • 100% online instruction
  • No internship or residency requirements
  • Mentorship program access
  • Reading and writing support
  • Access to the Resource Center for Student Veterans & Military-Connected Students
  • Military Tuition Discount & application fee waivers
  • Institutional scholarship opportunities
  • CGI’s competitive tuition rate
  • No out-of-state tuition
  • No hidden fees
  • Flexible tuition payment options
  • Employer tuition reimbursement accepted

To apply for admission into the MHL to DBH pathway, prospective students should complete the MHL admissions application and indicate their interest in the MHL to DBH pathway within the application. To learn more about the MHL to DBH pathway and apply for admission, visit: https://cgi.edu/mhl-dbh-pathway/ 

About Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a private, nonprofit, DEAC accredited institution, offers education and training in integrated behavioral healthcare through a virtual online campus. To learn more about Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, visit https://cgi.edu/.

For further information or to arrange interviews, contact:

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies
Melissa McGurgan
melissa@cgi.edu