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MS - Mental Health Counseling

Mental health counseling is a field that can bring immense personal satisfaction as well as excellent career opportunities. This CACREP-accredited online Master's program in Mental Health Counseling offers a rigorous curriculum of online course work, residencies, and field experiences designed to prepare you for state licensure eligibility. You will develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to assess and treat mental and emotional disorders and promote optimum mental health.

With your Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Capella, you'll learn to apply mental health counseling theories and research to contemporary clinical practice. You'll also learn how to think and write critically in the mental health counseling discipline and professional practice.

Common jobs with an online program in mental health counseling include behavioral disorder counselor, counselor, marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor, substance abuse counselor, therapist or vocational counselor. Potential workplaces and fields include mental health, educational institutions, private sector, health care, criminal justice/corrections or management/administration.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

Learn about completion rates, affordability, and more at  www.capellaresults.com

AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsMaster's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.