Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
University of West Alabama

Program Details

The University of West Alabama offers an online counseling degree, the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  This is an affordable and flexible degree option featuring courses taught by experienced faculty who are also licensed as mental health counselors.  The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills needed to support others and develop a deep understanding of counseling techniques, theories, and principles.  Coursework prepares you to promote the mental health and wellness of clients across diverse populations.  Students will take a variety of courses, including:
  • Techniques of Counseling
  • Career Development and Counseling
  • Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • Strategies for Crisis Intervention
  • Group Counseling
  • Counseling Multicultural Populations   
Graduates are prepared for careers helping others in a variety of settings.  You will learn to help individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children in such settings as private practices, hospitals, managed behavioral health care organizations, community agencies, and substance abuse treatment centers.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Alabama is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Restricted States

California