be_ixf;ym_202304 d_01; ct_50

You Are Here:

Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Seated)

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

Our comprehensive program combines practical and theoretical training led by experienced instructors. You will be prepared to work in a variety of mental health settings, including community mental health, private practice, medical facilities, substance abuse programs, correctional facilities and more.

Our Clinical Mental Health Counseling program focuses on integrating a faith-based approach to building an ethical counseling practice that addresses a client’s holistic health. You’ll learn the foundations of:

  • Counseling theories and skills 
  • Psychodiagnostics 
  • Counseling diverse populations 
  • Crisis and trauma counseling

You’ll also receive the knowledge you need to take the National Clinical Mental Health Counselor Examination (NCMHCE) after the National Counselor Exam (NCE), which can be taken prior to graduation.


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)

To learn more about the College of Adult and Graduate Studies, click here.

Important Links


Career Opportunities

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors
Employment Sites
  • Addiction Treatment Centers
  • Church or Para Church Counseling Centers
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Elementary, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Institutions
  • Non-Profit Agencies
  • Private Practice
Disclosure Statement & Licensure Enrollment in the CMHC program does not guarantee qualification for professional licensure. It is the sole responsibility of the student, not the program, to obtain information regarding prerequisites for licensure as outlined by their particular state board of counseling or department of education. Before enrolling in the CMHC program at Evangel University, students should consult the rules and regulations regarding licensure for their particular state. More specifically, students should be aware of the following before enrolling:
  • State regulations regarding the number of academic courses and practicum/internship hours.
  • The state accreditation requirements for educational institutions.
To view the licensure board in your state, please visit The National Board for Certified Counselors


Regular Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Get More Info
Call 417-268-1000
Apply Now