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Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Pursue a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Online

As a master’s in clinical mental health counseling student at Post University, you will have the opportunity to explore personal wellness and strengths, as well as develop the professional skills useful in the field of clinical mental health counseling. This graduate program could also help you develop an understanding of the issues and trends related to a multicultural and diverse society as you explore evidenced-based models of prevention, consultation, intervention, and education for a broad range of mental health issues.

This Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling online program provides the opportunity to build a solid foundation of knowledge and theory as it applies to the current landscape of clinical mental health counseling. Coursework is designed to help you refine that foundation with a thorough understanding of the interaction of human systems, including individual, interpersonal, group, family, organizational, community, and societal. The program also offers a real-world perspective on the delivery of appropriate services in the field, from treatment planning to group counseling. It also explores the conditions that promote or inhibit human functioning, as well as theories and techniques associated with multicultural competence in the field of clinical mental health counseling to better connect classroom experience with your future goals.

You will also be provided with opportunities to put classroom learning into practice with a field practicum and an advanced counseling internship. Details for additional directives and placement opportunities will be provided by the program’s Field Placement Coordinator as you progress through the curriculum.

What can I do with an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Degree?

Upon graduation, you will have had the opportunity to gain industry-relevant clinical counseling skills to constructively serve individuals and communities.

At Post University, we strive to make your learning experience practical and meaningful. We have fostered an engaging online community that encourages critical thinking and real-world application of theory. Courses for this master’s in clinical mental health counseling online program are taught by professionals with relevant industry experience and training. They, along with your personal academic advisor and field placement coordinator, will work to support you and your educational efforts.

While the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is not designed to fulfill licensure requirements in an individual state, the program may be used to partially fulfill those requirements.


Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.

The tables at the following links show whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:


Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.


Benefits of Earning a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Online

  • Clinical mental health counseling students receive support from a personal Post team focused on their academic success
  • Learn from industry professionals in interactive courses
  • Flexible class times
  • Online courses emphasize group discussion helping you stay engaged



This program is not eligible for Title IV funding through the U.S. Department of Education.

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