Campuses: 888.534.7379 Online: 888.453.4737 En línea en Español: 888.960.8790 Grad School: 888.753.4737 Live Chat Chat en Vivo
Call Us Live Chat Chat en Vivo

Entering Zip will list the campuses closest to your location top to bottom.

By clicking the "Submit" button, I authorize Keiser University to make or allow the placement of recurring marketing calls, emails, and texts to me at the phone number that I have provided, including through the use of automated technology or a prerecorded or artificial voice. I understand that I am not required to provide my phone number as a condition of purchasing any property, goods, or services. Privacy Policy

At Keiser University Our Students Come First

Earn Your Degree 100% Online at Keiser University

Keiser Graduate School

We Offer Flexible Scheduling, Small Class Sizes, Expert Faculty,
and Online Support

Take the Next Step Toward Your Future

More Show More

Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Curriculum

To receive a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, students must earn 60 graduate semester credit hours. Fifty-four of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Program requirements are as follows:

Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Major Courses (60.0 credit hours)

Core Counseling Courses (36.0 credit hours)
MHC501 Foundations of Counseling 3.0 credit hours
MHC505 Counseling Across the Lifespan 3.0 credit hours
MHC510 Counseling Skills and Techniques 3.0 credit hours
MHC515 Counseling Theories and Practice 3.0 credit hours
MHC520 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 3.0 credit hours
MHC525 Group Theories and Practice 3.0 credit hours
MHC530 Career Counseling 3.0 credit hours
MHC535 Counseling Advocacy with Diverse Populations 3.0 credit hours
MHC540 Crisis Counseling 3.0 credit hours
MHC545 Counseling Intervention and Treatment Planning 3.0 credit hours
MHC550 Assessment in Counseling 3.0 credit hours
MHC610 Research and Program Evaluation 3.0 credit hours

MHC501 is taken in the first semester of the program. Students must successfully complete all core courses prior to enrolling in MHC660.

Specialization Courses (15.0 credit hours)
MHC555 Psychopathology and Diagnosis 3.0 credit hours
MHC560 Counseling in Community Settings 3.0 credit hours
MHC565 Couples and Family Counseling 3.0 credit hours
MHC570 Foundations of Addiction and Addictive Behavior 3.0 credit hours
MHC575 Counseling and Sexuality 3.0 credit hours
Clinical Experiences (9.0 credit hours)
MHC660 Practicum in Counseling 3.0 credit hours
MHC661 Internship in Counseling I 3.0 credit hours
MHC662 Internship in Counseling II 3.0 credit hours

MHC660, MHC661 and MHC662 are taken in the final three semesters of the program.

Note: Courses in the program are 16-weeks in length. Most courses are asynchronous in nature, however some courses may require students to participate in activities at set times (e.g., group supervision). Students are required to attend three on-campus residencies at specified times during the program prior to taking practicum and internship courses.