Master of Arts: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

College of Education
Master of Arts: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Degree Options:

  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: This is a 60 hour program which is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Educationally Related Programs (CACREP). The degree prepares individuals to be licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Who Would be Interested in This Program?

  • Individuals who are interested in becoming Licensed Professional Counselors in Kentucky or almost any other state in the U.S. Individuals who are interested in working in a variety of clinical settings doing mental health counseling would be interested in this degree.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

  • The program is a 60 hour program which meets the national standards established by CACREP. There are nine hours of electives, a practicum and internship conducted in a mental health setting.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Recent graduates are employed in private practice, Community Mental Health Centers, hospitals, residential treatment centers and a variety of other agencies that need to employ individuals who are licensed by the state to engage in mental health counseling.

How Do I Get More Information?

  • Individuals can get more information by visiting the department website:

  • Contact Dr. Charles Myers at