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Mental Health Immersion Semester

The Mental Health Immersion Semester (MHIS) provides a distinctive learning experience for IWU students interested in mental health topics or mental health-related careers.

Similar to the best May Term courses or Study Abroad experiences, MHIS immerses students in an exciting variety of academic and experiential learning opportunities. MHIS students deepen their knowledge of mental health and develop professional skills through:






Is This For Me?

Explore your interests in mental health topics and related careers:

Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology,  Substance Abuse or Domestic Violence Intervention, Community Mental Health,  Social Work, Medicine/Psychiatry,  Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism Specialist, Health, Rehabilitation or Forensic Psychology


Practical Information: Timeline, Eligibility & Commitment