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The M.S. in Counseling in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Online degree program provides the educational requirements* to prepare students for a role as a licensed professional counselor who works to promote health and emotional/relational well-being with a diverse population, as well as diagnosing and treating a wide range of psychological issues by emphasizing the integration of a Catholic-Christian worldview with the science, profession, and practice of counseling.

The online counseling master’s degree program is 66 credit hours in a 2+/3 year model with three extended weekend residency requirements in the duration of the program.  Students will complete a supervised counseling practicum and internship experience in their local area.*

The M.S. in Counseling degree goals and objectives cover the following areas:

  • Integrity in Practice
  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Career Development
  • Counseling and helping relationships
  • Group Counseling
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Research and Program Evaluation

Contact us today at (703)416-0770 for a detailed outline on how to earn your online counseling degree today. Let us help you decide if this M.S. in Counseling program is right for you.

*The M.S. in Counseling program is designed to prepare graduates to qualify for state licensing exams and to meet the academic licensure requirements of many state counseling boards. DMU enrollment advisors can provide guidance on licensure issues, however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state licensure requirements .  DMU makes no representations or guarantee that completion of coursework or program will permit an individual to obtain state licensure.