Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MSCMHC)
100% Online MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Provide impactful and culturally sensitive mental health services in your communities with the 100% online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MSCMHC) degree program at National University. NU’s comprehensive program will prepare you to work with clients and groups from diverse backgrounds and assist with their mental health needs.
NU’s MSCMHC curriculum gives you an in-depth exploration of counseling theories, ethical and legal standards, and evidence-based approaches, diagnosis, and treatments. You’ll gain the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to work in a variety of professional counseling settings.
Make an Impact in Mental Health Counseling
Throughout NU’S MSCMHC program, you’ll study topics related to social justice, advocacy, and the equity of treatment. You’ll also discover the different ways you can advance your counseling profession.
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Program Learning Outcomes
As a graduate of National University’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MSCMHC) degree program, you’ll be able to:
- Interpret ethical and legal standards within professional counselors’ roles and functions
- Examine advocacy and social justice theories of social, cultural diversity in counseling
- Apply models of human growth and development in the practice of counseling
- Apply theories and models of career development
- Demonstrate essential foundational counseling skills
- Employ group work principles in practice of group counseling
- Select appropriate assessment and testing rolls for use in counseling practice
- Implement program evaluation and evidence-based practice using relevant scholarly work and research methods
- Demonstrate the practice dimensions of clinical mental health counseling
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