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Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online & Seated)

Combine your passion for helping others with the training and hands-on experience you need to become a professional counselor.

Our Clinical Mental Health Counseling program focuses on integrating the Christian faith as the context for building an ethical counseling practice that addresses a client mental health. Students will receive practical and theoretical training that prepares them to offer mental health services in various settings including, community mental health, medical facilities, substance abuse programs, correctional facilities, private practice, and more.

Students can earn a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling within 9* semesters. The program begins with a 7-week summer session (mid-June) which includes a mandatory evening orientation. Fall and spring courses span 15 weeks. Students will gain knowledge to qualify for licensing exams such as the National Clinical Mental Health Counselor Examination (NCMHCE) or National Counselor Exam (NCE). Evangel counseling students qualify to take these exams prior to graduation.

* A 7-semester accelerated plan is available to qualified applicants.


Program Plan: online | seated



This program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) thru October 31, 2027.





Program start date: Summer (mid June)

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