Degree Requirements

  • Clinical mental health counseling graduate students must earn a total of 60 credits to graduate that include 17 courses and four internships spread over six terms, each term being four months for a total of 24 months. 
  • A maximum of nine credits may be transferred from a regionally accredited institution if a final grade of B or above was obtained, and if courses are consistent with concentration requirements.
  • The College will authorize the awarding of a Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling for an approved "B" average or better.

Coursework and program delivery

The master's in clinical mental health counseling is a 60-credit, two- to three-year program. There are three 12 to 15-credit semesters each years. Each semester typically consists of three, 3-credit courses. Some courses are face-to-face and some courses are online. All courses have an online component. 

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practicum Requirement

Clinical mental health counseling students are required to complete up to 1,000 hours of supervised work in an internship while enrolled in the master's program. 

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