The online Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 60-credit hour program developed by the OU Department of Human Relations that can be completed in as few as 30 months. Graduates are prepared to become Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC)* equipped to help individuals and tackle systemic issues. The program provides a comprehensive curriculum taught through a social justice and multicultural lens.
* This degree is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Behavioral Health Licensure and meets the educational requirements to become an LPC in Oklahoma. Licensure requirements vary by state, and students outside of Oklahoma should review their State Licensure board requirements.
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This program creates strong leaders that harness cultural differences and gather perspectives from across age groups and socioeconomic backgrounds while adapting to constant change.
Community service manager jobs are expected to grow 13% over the next decade. This degree will prepare you for job advancement in the growing fields of human resources, training, and development.
Learn in a flexible, online program designed for working adults. You’ll engage in discussions with professors and fellow students while becoming prepared to take the NCE exam and excel in an evolving field.
Like every OU Online program, the Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling is built on the foundation of world-class University of Oklahoma faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.
Earning a Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from OU Online gives you the skills to succeed in a growing and evolving field. It also gives you access to career support and an expanded professional network as part of the global OU alumni community. Stand out where the industry is moving while enjoying the potential for higher pay, career advancement, and new opportunities.
Tuition and fees for the program are $42,000 ($700 per credit hour). Books and additional materials are not included.
Once accepted into the program, students must submit a $350 nonrefundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class. There is no application fee for this degree.
The Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 100% online program focusing on a curriculum viewed through a social justice and multiculturalism lens. The program consists of both asynchronous coursework and live online class sessions. During the program, you’ll have an opportunity to participate in a 100-hour practicum and a 600-hour internship (in person, per state requirements*).
As a graduate of the online Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, you will be able to:
*This degree is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Behavioral Health Licensure and meets the educational requirements to become an LPC in Oklahoma. Licensure requirements vary by state, and students outside of Oklahoma should review their state licensure board requirements.
To apply to the online Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, students must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or appropriate international equivalent).
Applicants must complete the following:
The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before the start of classes. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks of submitting a completed application.
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