Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Gwynedd Mercy University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is an online counseling degree concentration from Gwynedd Mercy University’s Master of Science in Counseling program.  This program prepares students to work with individuals dealing with issues that affect mental health, such as family crises, grief and loss, and substance abuse.  You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to offer skilled support and empowerment to those in need and their families.  This includes providing compassionate, clinically sound support to those coping with short- or long-term mental health problems.  The rigorous curriculum combines theoretical knowledge and practical skill development that will prepare you for entry-level professional practice and to act as an advocate for social justice and mental wellness. 

Coursework develops knowledge of:

  • Personal development
  • Family dynamics
  • Psychopathologies
  • Conducting interventions
  • Guiding counseling sessions


  • A baccalaureate degree
  • GPA of a 3.0 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement 
  • Interview 
  • This degree combines online courses with two weekend residencies and field experiences.

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education