Master of Science in Human Services / Forensic Mental Health Counseling
Post University

Program Details

The online MS in Human Services / Forensic Mental Health Counseling degree program from Post University helps students develop the theoretical, analytical, and clinical skills required to provide counseling services to juveniles and adults involved in the justice system. Coursework explores concepts related to criminal behavior and psychopathology, forensic assessment, and victimology as a way to understand how the judicial system and human services field work together. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills to:

  • ​Analyze the scope of conditions that promote or inhibit human functioning
  • ​Develop an understanding of theories and techniques associated with multicultural competence in the field
  • Construct knowledge and skills in direct service delivery and appropriate interventions
  • ​Evaluate values and attitudes and promote understanding of human services ethics and their application
  • ​Develop awareness of their values, personality, reaction patterns, interpersonal styles, and limitations


  • 1 year of relevant full-time work or volunteer experience
  • ​A bachelors degree is required
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education