Create Positive Social Change with an M.Ed. in Counseling
Prepare for your future, and help transform the futures of others, with the Online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Our curriculum will challenge you and help develop your understanding of patient intervention and advocacy methods. The program will train students to become licensed professional counselors and help those in need.
We also offer a specialization in Military and Veterans Counseling within the Clinical Mental Health Counseling concentration.
Explore coursework in psychopathology, ethics, holistic wellness, multicultural counseling and more. Prepare to fill professional roles in community-based mental health centers, hospitals, Veterans Affairs clinics, and other treatment centers. Because licensed professional counselors will work with professionals from other helping disciplines, your studies will also place great emphasis on the following competencies:
The Online Master's in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling can be completed in as few as three years (60 credit hours). The practicum offers students their first exposure to client contact, refining their personal approach to counseling.
Your Degree for Preparation and Specialization
The Online M.Ed. in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is designed as an entry-level degree for professional counseling. What does that mean for you?
- We accept students from a variety of academic backgrounds
- We also prepare students for licensure and to work as a Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP)
- Those interested in this specialization will benefit greatly from our curriculum focus on both clinical practice and general wellness