MHS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Online | No GMAT/GRE | Affordable
A career in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is incredibly rewarding and aimed at bringing hope and healing to those in need. Counselors evaluate, treat, and follow-up with patients who may be struggling with a variety of mental health issues.
The need for mental health professionals is higher than ever, as the stigma surrounding mental health diminishes, and healthcare services expand.
Built with today's needs in mind, the Catawba Master of Health Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling provides a comprehensive curriculum. You’ll prepare for the National Counselor Exam (NCE) by earning a qualifying degree, along with gaining the clinical hours and practical skills needed to service today's mental health needs.
You will acquire clinical skills and competencies through comprehensive approaches within counselor education and student-specific experiential learning, including an internship.
- 2-Year Program
- 100% Online Coursework
- No GMAT or GRE Required
- Accredited by CACREP
- Small Class Sizes
- Experiential Learning
The MHS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 60-credit hour degree, with 45 didactic course hours, and 15 experiential hours providing clinical services to actual clients under direct clinical supervision.
60 credit hours
CMHC Program in Action
The Master of Health Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) degree program has been designed with the current Catawba College mission statement in mind, specifically, “An education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation.”
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The clinical mental health counseling umbrella covers a broad spectrum of work environments and work in places such as: hospitals and health systems, school districts, colleges and universities, and private practices.
Meet the exceptional faculty of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program:
Chad Betters, PhD, LCMHC, BCPCC
Brianna Randall, PhD, LCMHCA, NCC
Megan Thompson, PhD, LCMHC, NCC