Counseling is a challenging but rewarding career path. Our master’s degree program equips you to support clients across the lifespan with clinically informed, compassionate care in a program aligned with CACREP standards.
Courses offer relevant perspectives on different aspects of mental health, including trauma, societal and cultural attitudes toward mental health, human sexuality, and more.
Choose to complete your degree entirely online with in-person internship experiences, or pursue a hybrid-format program that combines online and residential classes at our New Hampshire campus.
Prepare for your counseling career with guidance from our experienced counseling faculty members, who bring a combination of in-depth research, clinical practice, and a passion for teaching to your classes.
Work with program staff to develop a course of study that covers clinical counseling licensure requirements in most U.S. states.
Our online mental health counseling master’s degree covers psychology, ethics, counseling techniques, and more. It is designed for working professionals who hold a bachelor’s degree.
*Our MS-CMHC program aligns with the degree and coursework requirements for professional counseling licensure in the following states:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Our MS-CMHC program does not meet current state requirements for professional counseling licensure in Kentucky or Ohio.
You can see requirements in your state through the National Board for Certified Counselors’ State Board Directory.
The MS-CMHC program was not designed to meet professional counseling licensure standards outside of the United States of America.