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Online Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Discover what it takes to become a licensed counselor within your community in the area of general mental health. Pursue your Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling online from the University of the Cumberlands.

There is a growing need for someone to step up and make a difference. You can make a positive impact in the lives of others as a mental health counselor in a number of settings, in and out of our local communities, including:

  • Private Practice
  • Clinical Mental Health Centers
  • Community Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Correctional Facilities
What You'll Learn in this Online Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree Program

As with any of UC’s graduate counseling programs, this online master’s in counseling program includes core coursework in psychological assessment in clinical practice, human growth and development, and counseling during grief and crisis. With a focus on clinical mental health counseling, this program also requires the following specialized courses:

  • Private Practice and Clinical Supervision
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Advanced Counseling Theories and Techniques

Upon completion of this online graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling at UC, you will be able to demonstrate sound ethical values and a heart for humanity as a counselor leader in a variety of positions.

If you are transferring to our Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program from other graduate level mental health counseling programs, please also review our transfer credit policies.

For more information about UC and what separates us from other online schools for graduate counseling degree programs, call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the form on this page.

Fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), this program can help you chart your course to becoming a licensed professional counselor. This online counseling degree serves both recent baccalaureate graduates and those who want to broaden their expertise as mental health counselors by earning their licensed professional clinical counselor degree.

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