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Build clinical mental health counseling expertise with a combination
of online courses, in-person learning experiences, and engaging
Our competency-based curriculum is designed around counseling
education standards and can be used to help you prepare for state
All of our core faculty members hold doctorates and bring years of
experience, as well as the latest theories and practices to
Apply your skills and knowledge in the field with direct client
contact and supervision.
Enhance the skills you develop in your program through interaction
with faculty and students in a supportive environment.
Our curriculum is designed to incorporate the values, principles, and
ethical standards of national, regional, and state professional
counseling associations and honor societies.
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our
advisors—they know all about the details of your program.
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Active-duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans
could be eligible for a discount.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.
"The structure around Capella’s program has taught me the clinical language I need. I also think it’s taught me how to be a better human being."
MS in Mental Health Counseling
|Course Number||Course Title|
|COUN5223||Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling|
|COUN5336||Counseling and Advocacy with Diverse Populations|
|COUN5830||Mental Health Counseling Approaches and Interventions|
|COUN6965||Applied Research and Program Evaluation in Mental Health Counseling|
|COUN 5254||Child and Adolescent Counseling|
Take advantage of online education designed with your success in
mind. Here are some of the real-world skills you can gain in your
clinical mental health counseling program.
When selecting a master’s counseling program, you can’t place too
much importance on accreditation.
Interested in a career in counseling, but not sure how to approach
it? Here’s what you need to know.
As president of the American Counseling Association, Simone Lambert,
PhD, hopes to advocate for the profession.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.