Master of Science in Counseling with specialization in Clinical Mental Health
The Master of Science in Counseling with specialization in Clinical Mental Health is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with clients presenting with a range of mental and emotional disorders, as well as to promote mental health and wellness. Students will gain knowledge and skills through a range of treatment, individual and group counseling, appraisal and referral and coordination with professional agencies/providers to support to both individuals and families.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that mental health counselor positions will grow by 25% through 2029. Mental health counselors may work in a variety of mental health settings like hospitals, mental health centers or organizations, schools, wellness centers, employee assistance programs, private or group practices, among others. Some careers are:
- Mental Health Counselor
- Clinical Therapist
- Child and family Counselor
- Marriage and Family Therapist
This program is aligned to CACREP accreditation standards.