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

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand View University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Students are required to attend two weekend residencies.