M.Sc. Online

Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Phoenix

35 months
698 USD/credit 14358 USD/year
698 USD/credit 14358 USD/year
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Gain theoretical and applied counseling skills to empower others who are seeking to improve their lives. Earn a Master of Science in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree at University of Phoenix.


You’ll learn how to clinically assess client populations coping with substance use and abuse, anxiety and depression, marriage and family issues, military transition and other focus areas. A broad overview of these clinical specialties will help you identify which one you’re most passionate about pursuing.

In this Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree at University of Phoenix, you’ll learn to:

  • Apply clinical skills to help clients improve relationships, advance personal growth, and face crisis or trauma
  • Understand mental health environments, including private practice, hospitals, and public and private mental health agencies
  • Develop skills in cultural competency and client advocacy
  • Integrate legal and ethical considerations into your practice


What can you do with a Master of Science in Counseling/Clinical Mental Health?

An MSC/CCMH can prepare you to be a:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Individual And Family Development Across The Life Span
  • Personality Theories And Counseling Models
  • Multi-cultural Issues In Mental Health Counseling
  • Fundamental Counseling Skills
  • Legal, Ethical, And Professional Issues In Counseling
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Research Methods For Mental Health Counselors
  • Career And Vocational Counseling
  • Basic Clinical Assessment And Psychometrics
  • Psychopathology: Advanced Clinical Assessment
  • Individual Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention And Trauma
  • Dependency And Addictions
  • Family, Couple, And Child Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 35 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

You have 8-10 opportunities all year long to start your online master’s degree, so you can begin when it best suits your schedule.


60 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must have an undergraduate degree from an approved, college or university with institutional accreditation, or hold a comparable degree from a recognized institution outside the United States.
  • Must meet work experience requirements or have access to an organizational environment, depending on your selected degree program.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or hold an approved, valid visa if residing in the United States.
  • Not have been expelled from a previous institution.
  • Meet the English proficiency admission requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 698 USD per credit during 35 months.
  • National

    14358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 698 USD per credit during 35 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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