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35 Master Degrees in Mental Health 2023

Earning a master’s degree usually takes between two to four years and may help students prepare for more advanced careers in a chosen field. It is earned after a student has already obtained an undergraduate degree. What is a Master in Mental Health? This subject seeks to explain the thoughts and behaviors that influence the psychological well-being of people. The goal of an advanced degree… Read more

Earning a master’s degree usually takes between two to four years and may help students prepare for more advanced careers in a chosen field. It is earned after a student has already obtained an undergraduate degree.

What is a Master in Mental Health? This subject seeks to explain the thoughts and behaviors that influence the psychological well-being of people. The goal of an advanced degree in mental health is to provide students with foundational understanding of mental health through advanced research, clinical preparation and theory analysis. Common coursework may include professional ethics, psychopathology, substance-abuse intervention, human development, child psychology, abnormal psychology and other related topics.

Mental health is a complex field of study, which leads many students in this type of degree program to gain a multitude of skills. They often develop strong professional and personal relationships by learning interpersonal communication skills and creative problem-solving abilities. Students also tend to hone research and analytical skills.

The total cost of a graduate degree program may be offset by scholarships, financial aid, work-study programs and other factors. Other influences may include the length of the degree program, the type of school offering the degree and the location. Students are encouraged to contact potential schools directly for the most current information.

Mental health careers tend to span a variety of environments, from public schools to social service agencies. Having an advanced degree in the field of mental health can increase the number and type of careers a student may consider. Many students go on to work as licensed professional counselors, clinical therapists, child protective services workers, and rehabilitation specialists.

A master’s degree can be earned at numerous universities around the globe. You may also consider earning this degree online through one of many distance-learning courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Our Lady of the Lake University Online
San Antonio, USA

Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling is built on a curriculum aligned to CACREP Standards and offers three career-specific specializations in ... +

Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling is built on a curriculum aligned to CACREP Standards and offers three career-specific specializations in School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. -
MA
Part-time
3 years
English
Sep 2023
Online
 
Seton Hall University Online
South Orange, USA

Fill an urgent need in mental healthcare with an online M.S.N. in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree at Seton Hall. Prepare to assess, diagnose and treat clie ... +

Fill an urgent need in mental healthcare with an online M.S.N. in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree at Seton Hall. Prepare to assess, diagnose and treat clients for psychiatric disorders throughout their lifespan as their primary provider. Graduate in 3 years ready to sit for the ANCC's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing board certification. Learn more now. -
MSc
Part-time
3 years
English
Sep 2023
Online
 
University of Glasgow Online
Glasgow, United Kingdom

When it comes to investment, mental health trails far behind other fields of healthcare. This opens a world of opportunity for passionate people looking to create sustainable ... +

When it comes to investment, mental health trails far behind other fields of healthcare. This opens a world of opportunity for passionate people looking to create sustainable strategies to address the treatment gap and lead the charge for mental wellbeing. Learn from leading faculty within the University of Glasgow’s esteemed Institute of Health and Wellbeing. -
MSc
Part-time
30 - 72 months
English
Online
 

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Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield, USA

Sacred Heart University's online Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling delivers advanced analysis and problem-solving skills through evidence-based courses taugh ... +

Sacred Heart University's online Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling delivers advanced analysis and problem-solving skills through evidence-based courses taught in an online learning platform. Rooted in Sacred Heart's mission to prepare students to make a difference in the global community, the program delivers a curriculum that meets the licensing requirements of many states and is developed with CACREP standards as a foundation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
University of Essex Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The conversation around mental health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly important across the globe, particularly in the aftermath of the Covid pandemic. If you want to be ... +

The conversation around mental health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly important across the globe, particularly in the aftermath of the Covid pandemic. If you want to be part of a growing industry, consider our 100% online MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing. For those who work with people, our MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing provides valuable insight and understanding of the sociological aspects of mental health, as well as policies and ethics on a global scale. This makes is transferable across a wide array of sectors, from health and social care to HR. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to empower you to adopt an array of theoretical and practical counse ... +

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to empower you to adopt an array of theoretical and practical counseling methods. The flexible and fully online format will prepare you to engage with diverse populations seeking help with their mental health. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Online
 
AIHE Academic Institute for Higher Education GmbH
Lübeck, Germany

short Master ++ online ++ 100% distance learning ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine++possible without first degree The Master’s Programme is designed for cur ... +

short Master ++ online ++ 100% distance learning ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine++possible without first degree The Master’s Programme is designed for current and prospective professionals in health care. The content and structure of the Master's program support an evidence-based understanding of Psychological Medicine. Starting from the introduction to the fundamentals about the program, Psychological Medicine contents and competences are systematically imparted, whereby successive modules aim to analytically tie in with the knowledge acquired in the previous module so that they can be integrated for the understanding of the following module. Depending on professional requirements and areas of responsibility, students develop a sound theoretical basis and associated skills in the field of Psychological Medicine and Complementary Medicine. Students are enrolled at the London Metropolitan University. Degree: Master of Science/ MSc Psychological Medicine and Mental Health -
MSc MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
English, German
01 Feb 2023
15 Dec 2022
Online
 
Hodges University
Fort Myers, USA

CACREP Accredited, which meets licensure requirements to become a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Online Counseling Degree. The next cohort may be available blended. Contact ... +

CACREP Accredited, which meets licensure requirements to become a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Online Counseling Degree. The next cohort may be available blended. Contact Admissions for more information. Fast-track: Complete in just seven semesters. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
7 semesters
English
Online
 
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, USA

As members of the clinical mental health counseling program of James Madison University, we have formed our own special community of faculty, staff, and students. We vary in a ... +

As members of the clinical mental health counseling program of James Madison University, we have formed our own special community of faculty, staff, and students. We vary in abilities, age, class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, and place of birth, but we share a common vision of achieving a vitally important mission and transforming students into successful community counselors. Our alumni are dedicated to providing competent, caring, and ethical services to diverse clients in public agencies, community programs, and private practices. Putting our principles into practice, we strive to create a caring community in which we can thrive personally and grow professionally. While many of our graduates work in rural communities in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley or among the mountains of West Virginia, many more have moved on to serve in other communities throughout the mid-Atlantic region and across the nation.We invite our students to embark on a life-long journey of exploring new possibilities, refining their skills, and staying fresh throughout their careers. We encourage them to support one another in the formidable task of facilitating the change process in individuals, couples, families, groups, and communities as licensed professional counselors. Finally, we challenge our graduates to advance the clinical mental health counseling profession through service, research, innovation, advocacy, and training. -
MA
Full-time
3 years
English
Aug 2023
31 Dec 2022
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

Discover the pathway to helping others. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to assist those in need of clinical mental health counseling.

Discover the pathway to helping others. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to assist those in need of clinical mental health counseling. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
13 Jan 2023
Campus