M.Sc. On Campus Online

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

21 months
1245 USD/credit 42685 USD/year
1245 USD/credit 42685 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Marquette University  master of science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is dedicated to training professional counselors in evidence-based and emerging best practices and prepares students to practice as a professional counselor.


The master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program from Marquette University prepares students to have a successful career as a counselor in a variety of settings, and to enter the job market with a skill set that's in high demand.

Students have the option to stay general, or specialize in addiction, child and adolescent, or clinical rehabilitation counseling. You'll learn to support people in their growth and wellness, as well as address mental health concerns. Additionally, students have the choice of either on campus or online clinical mental health programs.

In addition to rigorous classroom learning, you'll be guided to find a practical clinical placement that is meaningful for you. We challenge students to think critically about the cultural context of their approach, to seek opportunities to serve the underserved, and to do what it takes to be the difference. 

Learning outcomes

Clinical Mental Health Counseling course work at Marquette University  focuses on human development, psychopathology, assessment, theories of counseling, consultation, crisis and disaster response, ethical and legal issues, multicultural issues and counseling research, as well as individual, group, family and counseling interventions. Field experiences, small group experiences and practicum and internships are required and lead to the development of science-practice integration in all of our graduates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child/Adolescent Counseling
  • Addictions Counseling
  • Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Mental Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application form and fee.
  • Copies of all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette*
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose
  • A resume/vita
  • GRE scores are optional
  • For international applicants only: a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.
  • After all applications are reviewed, the highest ranking applicants will be contacted for an interview with the faculty. This is required for admission. International applicants residing in foreign countries and applicants with extenuating circumstances may conduct their interviews via virtual meeting.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    42685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1245 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    42685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1245 USD per credit during 21 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Marquette University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!