About Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.E.)

Welcome to the Master of Science in Education Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program! With a degree in clinical mental health counseling, you can create positive environments and make a difference in the lives of the people you serve.

"Building Learning Communities Through Critical Reflection"

The 60-semester hour master's degree program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a generalist curriculum that prepares students for careers in therapeutic programs involving the prevention and treatment of mental and emotional disorders. Graduates can be licensed as Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC), and work in a variety of settings, including community agencies, hospitals and clinics, as well as in private practices, providing counseling and psychotherapy for clients who are struggling with mental and emotional disorders, substance abuse, family and relationship difficulties, and career development needs. The structure of this program allows students to choose to complete the degree in 2.5 or 3.5 calendar years.

The M.S.E. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is fully accredited as a community counseling program by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is approved by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist (OSWMFT) Board to provide training toward the PC and PCC licenses. Program coursework also meets requirements for licensure in most other states.

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