Skills and theories learned in the Education Specialist in Mental Health Counseling degree program can be applied to a variety of professions. Students will learn how to relate effectively to others and show academic competence.
The curriculum of this online school counseling program includes core courses in counseling, as well as the student’s choice of electives. A few of the elective topics available include spirituality in counseling, human sexuality and mental health, grief counseling, and early childhood mental health. The online counseling degree program is a professional practice degree that is not designed to lead to teaching certification.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, MAT
Criminal Background Check, Interview, Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants must have a master's degree in community, school or related counseling area.