M.S.Ed in Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education

Counseling

M.S.Ed in Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education

Improve the mental and emotional health of others

This 60-credit hour degree prepares you for a career as a professionally-licensed mental health counselor in a variety of community settings.

Through a combination of coursework, laboratory experiences, practica, and internships you’ll develop effective counseling skills and gain the qualifications and confidence needed to help others.

  • Application Deadline
    DomesticInternational
    FallMar 1Mar 1
    SpringNov 1Nov 1
    SummerMar 1Mar 1
    Fee$60$65
  • Admissions Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    • Completed online application that includes:
      • Transcripts
      • Personal Statement
      • 3 Letters of Recommendation
      • GRE Scores:
        • Required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • Resume:
        • Not required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • TOEFL score from last two years*

      *International students only

  • Financial Aid
    • Learn about a variety of fellowships and travel awards that are available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.
  • Accreditation

    The M.S.Ed in Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) for the period of August, 2018 through August, 2020.