Master of Science in Education Counseling Clinical Mental Health Track


$502 Per Credit

Gain insights into our online M.S. in Education – Counseling, Clinical Mental Health program:

As part of the 100% online coursework designed for both teachers and nonteachers, you will enhance your expertise in three major counseling areas: helping clients work through and prevent personal and interpersonal issues, fostering optimal human development, and remediating existing social-emotional-developmental concerns.

Our expert faculty emphasize current strategies in their instruction that will help you foster therapeutic counselor-client relationships with clients from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. You will also expand your critical thinking and gain real-world experience through internship and practicum courses integrated within the curriculum to help you graduate sooner. Upon completion of this online master’s in counseling and passing licensure exam scores, you will be qualified to work as a licensed counselor in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Program Description

As a graduate of the MSE in Clinical Mental Health online program, you will:

  • Be prepared to identify and work as a professional counselor who understands the major movements and theories of the counseling profession and how to apply them
  • Possess the ability to plan and implement counseling techniques, methods and treatments to help clients attain goals, and apply group process principles in a variety of counseling settings
  • Develop the expertise needed to utilize and interpret appropriate assessment instruments in order to apply psychometric theory and concepts
  • Understand the cultural context of relationships, issues, and trends in a multicultural society and how these constructs impact the client and the counseling profession
  • Professionally apply your acquired knowledge and skills through intensive professional development in classroom instruction, practicums and an internship

Career Opportunities

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Careers:

  • Private Practice
  • Inpatient or Outpatient Treatment Facilities
  • Government and Non-Profit Social Service Agencies
  • Hospitals and Other Healthcare Systems
  • Substance Abuse & Addiction Treatment Centers
  • Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
  • Legal and Correctional Systems


Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for admission:

  1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75/4.00 or higher on all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. We are unable to accept transcripts from students. If you have taken courses at UW-Superior, transcripts are not required.
  3. Resume and Letter of Intent addressing: Service to community, Volunteer work, Commitment to others, Work and professional goals, Areas which the applicant considers to be his or her strengths or weaknesses
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. No GRE or teaching license required
  6. Complete criminal background check

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