Residential or Limited-Residency | Evening Classes | 2 to 2 1/2 years
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Become a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor.
Become a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
2 Learning Models
Meets Most State Licensure Requirements
Introduction to Our Counseling Programs
Hear from the counseling programs director, Dr. Pope, and other faculty members from our school and clinical mental health counseling programs. Learn about our counseling programs, what qualities make a good counselor, and what inspired our counseling faculty to move into counseling initially.
First, our “Residential” model—in this option, courses are offered in a hybrid format. Didactic components are taught asynchronously online; integration and application components are taught on-campus face-to-face.
Second, our “Limited-Residency” model—in this option, didactic components are taught asynchronously online. The integration components are taught synchronously through an online meeting room. Additional integration and application components are covered in three, two-day campus-based residencies throughout the seven-semester program.
Counseling Program Options
Cohort January 2021
Cohort June 29 2020
Cohort August 2020
Any bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university
A minimum 2.75 overall undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale
An undergraduate statistics or research methods course with grade of a C or higher
Acceptable test scores from one of the following standardized tests within the last 5 years: GRE, MAT, or PLT. (This criterion is waived for applicants who either have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher or hold a conferred master’s degree or higher)
Three letters of recommendations (at least 2 from professional references)
Successful completion of an interview with Counseling Program Admissions Committee
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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (8060 165th Avenue NE Ste 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the US Department of Education.
The nationally recognized accrediting body for counseling programs is the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). In that this program is new, it is NOT accredited by CACREP. However it is designed around the CACREP standards and will apply for accreditation as soon as the program is eligible. Please know this is a declaration of the University’s intentions, not a guarantee of accreditation.