Counseling – Contemporary Theory in Mental Health Services Graduate Certificate
Capella University

Program Details

Through the School of Counseling & Human Services, Capella offers this online graduate certificate in Contemporary Theory in Mental Health Services. You’ll gain an understanding of helping others as a professional, while you earn graduate school credit. If you’re already in a school, mental health, addiction treatment or other relevant setting, this program is both a flexible and affordable way to broaden your knowledge. Curriculum focuses on theory and history, as well as human behavior with courses such as:

  • Survey of Research in Human Development for Professional Counselors
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Professional Counseling
  • Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)