Grace College

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Grace College offers students seeking to pursue a career in counseling a Master of Arts in clinical mental health counseling through an online format. Students complete a 60-credit track that prepares and qualifies them to become a licensed mental health counselor or to pursue doctoral studies within the field of counseling.

The online clinical mental health counseling education program is influenced by Scripture as the foundation for understanding psychology and social sciences. The professional and interpersonal development of each student is a keystone to the program’s promotion of effective counseling practice.

Program Information

School Name: Grace College and Theological Seminary

Program Name: Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Program Length: Two to three years

Enrollment Type: Full-Time or Part-Time

Instruction Methods: Asynchronous

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Phone Number: 888-249-0533

Program Requirements:

  • 60 Credits
  • Completion of practicum and internship
  • Attend a seven to ten day residency on campus annually
  • Comprehensive "exit exam" based upon the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination
    • Passing score of 75% or more
  • Development of a portfolio of various residency completed works

Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Complete online application
  • Two references, one professional and one spiritual
  • Pass a background check
  • Resume Submission
  • Phone Interview

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester – June 17th
  • Spring Semester – November 17
  • Summer Semester – March 17

Grace College’s program information was last updated in April of 2020. For more information, visit the university's website above.