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Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Counseling: Mental Health

University of the Southwest



The online Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Counseling: Mental Health degree program from the University of the Southwest is an excellent online option for any individuals who is looking to not online further their understanding of the field of education, but to also develop a broader knowledge of the place the mental health plays in the education of any individual at any age.

Throughout the course of this online degree in education - mental health, student will study a variety of topics, including:

  • Educational Research
  • Career Development & Life Planning
  • Professional & Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Counseling Theories
  • Group Counseling
  • Introduction to Family Counseling
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling
  • Psycho Educational Assessment
  • Psychopathology

Students can choose to finish your coursework within 12 months, on the fast track, which is followed by an internship that is usually completed within a 2-semester timeframe. The 39 credit hours of coursework is delivered online and is followed by a 3 credit hour internship of 300 clock hours that you complete in your own community.

Accreditation Information

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

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