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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

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.

What You’ll Learn in this Online Master’s in Counseling
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 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 organizations.

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

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Catalog

Rolling Admissions
University of the Cumberlands reviews and accepts applications for the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program year-round. We operate on bi-term: two in fall, two in spring and two in summer. Qualified applicants can start their online master’s in counseling classes at the beginning of any bi-term.

For more information about UC and what separates us from other online schools for graduate programs in counseling, call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the short Student Information Form.

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