Master of Arts in Counseling

Masters in Counseling - Mental Health Track

The Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling track at MNU is designed to train you as a clinical mental health counselor.

You should know:

  • Meets on-site, day or evening
  • Fulfill 60 credit hours at $657 per credit hour
  • Complete your Master's degree in 33 months
  • Attend classes in Olathe
  • Graduates are eligible to work with veterans and qualify to bill TRICARE

For students whose passion for counseling is geared toward a desire to work with a diverse population of clients, with emphasis on advocacy, diagnosis, and assessment. This clinical mental health track prepares you to provide excellence in counseling services in a variety of settings, including private practice, community agencies, managed behavioral health care organizations, hospitals, employee assistance programs and substance abuse treatment centers. The mental health counselor track will allow you to provide a full range of services to your patients.

The course work of the entire counseling program prepares you to be a general counselor first and then adds classes specifically designed as a means of better preparing you for work within the area of mental health counseling. This program leads to meeting general requirements for counseling licensure.

Don't forget, our clinical mental health program incorporates a high level of scholarship with real-world application, supervised client counseling and an integration of psychology and Christian faith. We are the only private university in Kansas to offer a CACREP-accredited graduate program in counseling.

CACREP logoThere has never been a greater need for prepared professionals to assist those who are struggling with emotional and psychological pain. Utilizing “the science of compassion,” trained counselors facilitate hope and healing from personal and relational pain. Our clinical mental health program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)—the gold standard in the field professional counseling.

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