M.Ed. On Campus Online Blended

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Nebraska Kearney

24 months
569 USD/credit 17070 USD/year
569 USD/credit 17070 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at University of Nebraska Kearney learn to help clients explore emotions and experiences, adjust to difficult life challenges, improve family and other relationships, diagnose and treat mental and behavioral disorders, develop strategies for coping and change, and refer to other resources or services in the community.


The blended Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) graduate program at the University of Nebraska Kearney prepares counselors to provide a full range of culturally sensitive services for individuals, couples, families, adolescents, children, groups and communities in community agencies, treatment centers, correctional facilities, medical settings, private/group practice, and Veterans Affairs clinics.

Career Opportunities

  • Employment of Clinical Mental Health Counselors is projected to grow 23% from 2016 to 2026. 
  • The average annual pay for a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Nebraska is $56,070 a year in Nebraska as of May 2017.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues
  • Clinical Treatment Issues
  • Group Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $45 non-refundable application fee.
  • Academic history-official transcripts of all previous academic work. If your GPA falls below the UNK Graduate Studies minimum expectation of 2.75, please upload a Low GPA Statement with explanation for your past academic performance, how you be successful academically at the graduate level (minimum 3.0 GPA), and why you should be admitted as an exception to the GPA requirement.
  • Resume with requested information (listed in the application).
  • "Motivation for becoming a clinical mental health counselor professional" essay.
  • Three electronic professional references.  Forms are automatically sent to recommenders when application is submitted.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 569 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 569 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 24 months.


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.

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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