Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Program Details

Online students of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology may earn a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  This part-time program is led by practitioner faculty, who bring real-world experience to the virtual classroom.  Studies will train students in various areas, including but not limited to:

  • Diagnosis
  • Ethics
  • Multiculturalism

Students who complete this program are prepared to apply for licensure as certified professional counselors.  Through unique and challenging online work and two mandatory residencies, individuals will develop methods and techniques to help those suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, grief, and other intense mental health problems.  Graduates with this advanced degree may find advancement or pursuable pathways in business, government, integrative healthcare, and more.  Take advantage of a unique and broad support system, as well as professional and personal growth through The Chicago School online.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 3.0 GPA

Must attend two, mandatory, four and a half day residencies at the Chicago campus.

Special Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)