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Requirements » | $50 Application Fee (waived
Understand how to apply counseling theories and research to a
contemporary clinical practice.
Deliver culturally and ethnically sensitive counseling/therapy
services to clients.
Demonstrate your ability to think and write critically in a mental
health counseling discipline and practice.
Understand the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics and
apply it to your practice.
Communicate with sensitivity, understanding, and respect in all
Align your clinical practice and professional development with state
and national standards for mental health counselors.
Our competency-based curriculum is designed around counseling
education standards and is designed to help prepare you for state
Our faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners who are active within
their professions and bring real-world experience to the
Access our engaging, online learning environment anytime, anywhere,
with any device, and set your own schedule while meeting
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
*This is only an estimate, using general program
pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on
your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The
prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average
number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t
need-based and never have to be repaid.
Our online master in mental health counseling program is built on
CACREP counseling standards and includes both online coursework and
face-to-face experiences that help you gain clinical training needed
for state licensure eligibility.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|COUN5223||Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling|
|COUN5336||Counseling and Advocacy with Diverse Populations|
|COUN5830||Mental Health Counseling Approaches and Interventions|
|COUN6965||Applied Research and Program Evaluation in Mental Health Counseling|
|COUN 5254||Child and Adolescent Counseling|
Our licensure team supports you through the license application
process, and is here for you even beyond graduation.
Enhance the skills you develop in your program coursework through
these intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
Apply your skills and knowledge in the field with direct-client
contact and supervision.
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our
advisors—they know all about the details of your program.
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Licensure requirements can be complex. Find out how to prepare for
When selecting a master’s counseling program, you can’t place too
much importance on accreditation.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
master of science in mental health counseling.
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.