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Master of Science (MS) in Human Services, Mental Health Counseling Specialization

Capella University



The online Master of Science (MS) in Human Services - Mental Health Counseling degree program from Capella University was designed to guide its students in preparing for providing mental health counseling within a variety of areas.

This online mental health counseling program is based on the CACREP-accredited master's specialization in Mental Health Counseling, and is a rigorous program that includes online course work, residencies, and field experiences in order to prepare each student for state licensure eligibility.

Throughout the course of this online mental health counseling degree program, students will develop an in-depth understanding of the theoretical principles and practical skills that are needed for assessing and treating mental and emotional disorders and promote optimum mental health.

The expert faculty of this college mental health counseling program have designed each of the courses to enrich each student's ability to provide expert mental health counseling within institutional, community, and private practice settings.

Graduates of this online mental health degree program will have develop the broad knowledge that is needed for effectively addressing social issues and challenges in your community.

If you choose a CACREP Accredited counselor education specialization, you will be prepared to apply for state licensure in counseling or family therapy upon completion.

All applicants must have: Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) from regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution, undergrad GPA of at least 2.7 (on 4.0 scale) or equivalent from an international institution, professional experience.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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