Master of Health Science / Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Catawba College

Program Details

The comprehensive curriculum for the online Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s program is designed to prepare professionals for the National Counselor Exam (NCE). Studies combine didactic courses, along with the completion of experiential hours supervised by a professional clinician. 

As part of this mental health counselor program’s objectives, learn how to think critically and make informed decisions. Grow your therapeutic skill sets and apply what you have learned to be an effective practitioner within a diverse community.

Pursue studies, some of which include:

  • Case management
  • Group counseling
  • Addiction

This program is set up to prepare you for licensure in North Carolina and other states with equivalent standards.

Program benefits include:

  • 100% online courses
  • Small class sizes
  • Experiential learning environment
  • Complete in two years


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Catawba College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent