MS Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling General Mental Health Counseling specialization
Mental health counseling is a field that can bring immense personal satisfaction as well as excellent career opportunities. This CACREP-accredited online Master's program in General Mental Health Counseling offers a rigorous curriculum of online course work, residencies, and field experiences designed to prepare you for state licensure eligibility. You will develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to assess and treat mental and emotional disorders and promote optimum mental health.
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With your Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Capella, you'll learn to apply mental health counseling theories and research to contemporary clinical practice. You'll also learn how to think and write critically in the mental health counseling discipline and professional practice. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online program in mental health counseling include behavioral disorder counselor, counselor, marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor, substance abuse counselor, therapist or vocational counselor. Potential workplaces and fields include mental health, educational institutions, private sector, health care, criminal justice/corrections or management/administration.