Master of Science in Counseling / Mental Health Counseling
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

The online master’s in Counseling with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling is primarily designed for students seeking licensure after completing their degree. This graduate program from Nova Southeastern University prepares students for employment in settings such as social agencies, mental health clinics, hospitals, personnel offices, and schools

Students will take an in-depth look at the current theories and techniques of counseling. Required practicum and internship experiences allow students the opportunity to develop their skills working under professional supervision in real world situations.

Course topics available to students include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of child and adolescent psychopathology
  • Community mental health
  • Case conceptualization and treatment strategies
  • Advanced treatment interventions

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in psychology or related field is desired and/or related experience