Master of Science in Counseling
Divine Mercy University

Program Details

​As a program formed within a Catholic-Christian vision, this online MS in Counseling integrates extensive coursework, an internship and practicum.  You'll acquire the skills and knowledge to become a leader within your mental health community who can effectively engage others and become an advocate for social justice.  Service plays a large role in DMU's online counseling program and there are on-campus residencies also required as your earn this degree.  Samples of courses within the curriculum, include:

  • Marriage and Family Systems Theory
  • Counseling Skills and Helping Relationships
  • Moral Character and Spiritual Flourishing

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Divine Mercy University 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)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires three, on-campus residencies.

Restricted States

Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oregon