The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Houston Baptist University is an online counseling degree. This program prepares students for careers in counseling-related fields while combining faith, reason, and the liberal arts. The curriculum provides advanced preparation in counseling, testing, and research methods. Students also complete a practicum in a University-approved counseling setting under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or licensed professional counselor-supervisor. You will receive a training that goes beyond technical training to include the teachings of Christ, reason, and the past successes and failures of humanity. Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in a variety of settings, including private practices, universities, clinics, and hospitals, or they may go on to complete doctoral study in psychology at a research university.
Graduates are eligible to apply for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas.
- Bachelor's degree or higher
- Official transcripts
- Two recommendations
- GRE test scores (waived for applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher)
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges