Educational Specialist in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Jacksonville State University

Program Details

The online EdS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program from Jacksonville State University prepares graduate students for success as they aspire to counseling positions in clinical mental health settings, LPC licensure application in Alabama and Georgia, and/or continued progress toward a terminal degree in Counselor Education. Courses cover a range of subjects, such as:

  • Social & Diversity Issues in Counseling
  • Marriage, Family & Couple Counseling
  • Diagnosis & Treatment of the DSM Disorders
  • Counseling Children/Adolescents
  • Substance & Other Addictive Disorders
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Emergency First Aid & Disaster Counseling

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Jacksonville State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

Applicants must meet one of the following formula requirements for admission:

  • 450 times the undergraduate GPA plus the total score of verbal and quantitative sections of the General Test of the GRE equal to or greater than a total of 2100 points OR
  • 15 times the undergraduate GPA plus the MAT score equal to or greater than a total of 80 points.