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Online Master’s in Counseling

Whether you're already in the field or looking to make a career change, if you’re considering a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling program, UC now offers a flexible online Master’s degree in counseling, fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) that will lead you to become 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.

If you are transferring from another graduate school, please also review our transfer credit policies.

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling (MAPC) Catalog

Rolling Admissions
University of the Cumberlands reviews and accepts applications for the Master of Arts in counseling degree program year-round. We operate on bi-semesters: two in fall, two in spring and and two in summer. Qualified applicants can start classes at the beginning of any bi-semester.

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.

Core Courses

COUN 530 Introduction to Professional Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 533 Legal & Ethical Issues in Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 534 Lifestyle & Career Development 3 credit hours
COUN 535 Psychological Assessment in Clinical Practice 3 credit hours
COUN 536 Human Growth & Development 3 credit hours
COUN 537 Etiology & Diagnosis of Abnormal Behavior 3 credit hours
COUN 539 Counseling Theories 3 credit hours
COUN 632 Advanced Clinical Assessment 3 credit hours
COUN 633 Counseling During Grief & Crisis 3 credit hours
COUN 636 Theory & Practice of Multicultural Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 637 Group Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 638 Research Methods in Counseling 3 credit hours
COUN 639 Theories & Techniques for the Treatment of Process Addictions & Substance Abuse 3 credit hours
COUN 645 Counseling Practicum 3 credit hours
COUN 646 Counseling Internship I 3 credit hours
COUN 647 Counseling Internship II 3 credit hours

To read more about the courses listed above head to the Course Descriptions page.


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