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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 can 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. Two specialty tracks are available: Addiction Counselor Certification or Clinical Mental Health Counselor.
What You’ll Learn in Our Master in Counseling Program
Core courses in our online Masters in Counseling program include psychological assessment in clinical practice, human growth and development, and counseling during grief and crisis. Upon completion of your Master‘s 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 in Counseling program from other graduate level mental health counseling programs, please also review our transfer credit policies.
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 two in summer. Qualified applicants can start their online Masters in Counseling 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.