Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling
Grand View University

Program Details

Prepare to offer guidance to people in need with this online master’s in Counseling from Grand View University. Effective mental health counselors learn to be excellent listeners as well as communicators and show strong compassion towards others. This master’s degree in Counseling online will teach you how to use scientific evidence and research as well as understand client-counselor relationships and maintain professional boundaries.

Students can complete internship and practicum requirements in their local area. Graduates of this Counseling degree online are eligible to take the National Counselor Examination or the Clinical Mental Health Counselor Examination for licensure.

Graduates can explore career options such as:

  • Mental health counselor
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Military and veterans counselor
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Rehabilitation counselor


  • Students are required to attend two weekend residencies.
  • Bachelor's degree that meets program requirements
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Two recommendations
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission