Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling
Alliant International University

Program Details

The online master’s in Clinical Counseling degree gives students an in-depth understanding of mental illness and the skills required to help improve individuals’ health and wellbeing. Graduates will be well equipped to work with people struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, loss, anger management, infidelity, and many more issues.

Courses explain how to properly diagnose, treat, and guide individuals and groups. Students will apply this knowledge in supervised internship practice opportunities. This online master’s in counseling prepares graduates to receive California Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) credentials.

Career paths available to clinical mental health counselors include:

  • Couple and family services
  • Community mental health clinics
  • Substance abuse centers
  • Hospitals and health care agencies
  • Government agencies and programs
  • Public and private educational facilities
  • Private and group practices

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or related behavioral science degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Resume / CV
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission