Master of Arts in Counseling / Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Messiah University

Program Details

Messiah offers this CACREP-accredited, online MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to broaden your expertise as a professional. You’ll take a common core of counseling classes, followed by an equal number of specialized courses that will help you help others overcome emotional challenges in their lives. The skills and knowledge you acquire in this online counseling master’s will enable you to work with diverse client populations in various settings. Coursework usually taught as part of this Clinical Mental Health track include:
  • Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction and Families
  • Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling
  • Evidence Based Treatment of Psychopatholog
Messiah’s curriculum prepares you to sit for licensure, however, be sure to check with your individual state’s regulatory board for requirements before enrolling in this, or any other online program.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent