M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Houston Victoria

24 months
775 USD/credit 23250 USD/year
775 USD/credit 23250 USD/year
367 USD/credit 11010 USD/year
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The University of Houston Victoria Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program continuously strives to provide the highest caliber of education in the field of counseling for our local and surrounding population. 


About this Degree

The Professional Counseling Program's faculty is known for their student friendly attitude and quick response to present and prospective students. Faculty members are recognized for their scholarship, service, and publications. The University of Houston - Victoria Professional Counseling Program gives students the knowledge base and experience in the field of clinical mental health counseling. This knowledge base and experience encompasses the necessary counseling skills to work in the community agency, clinical mental health settings and in a variety of other mental health settings such as agencies, private practice, hospitals, VA centers, and integrated health centers. Request more information about the degree or program that aligns with your career goals.

The master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Houston Victoria is a 60 credit hour program designed to provide knowledge and skills in the area of counseling and a program of courses that satisfies course requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Texas. The 60 hour Clinical Mental Health degree will commence in Fall 2014 to meet CACREP accreditation standards and the State of Texas licensure requirements.

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling plan of study prepares students for counseling positions in various community agencies such as mental health centers, private counseling agencies, drug abuse centers, centers for counseling the elderly, child protective services, family counseling centers, business and industry. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program consists of 20 courses, 57 credit hours and 3 hours of electives, all within the professional counseling program.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Assessment in Counseling
  • Professional Orientation & Ethics
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Career Education: Counselor Role
  • Group Counseling: Theory & Techniques
  • Counseling Across the Lifespan
  • Research & Program Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate students are required to submit GRE or GMAT scores for all programs, unless otherwise stated.
  • As mentioned above, students must also submit proof of the English Proficiency Requirement.
  • All official test scores (Duolingo, TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, GMAT) must be submitted directly from the testing organizations. If you wish to submit official TOEFL, GRE, GMAT scores,

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 367 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • per 1 credit hours

Living costs for Victoria

994 - 1843 USD /month
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