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35 Master Degrees in Mental Health 2022

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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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
 
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
25 Oct 2022
20 Oct 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
 

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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
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Mental health nurses support patients with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, and eating disorders. They work in settings such as in hospitals or ... +

Mental health nurses support patients with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, and eating disorders. They work in settings such as in hospitals or the community and help people manage their illnesses and improve their lives. This Master's degree enables graduates from a range of backgrounds the opportunity to transfer their skills to become a registered nurse (mental health). The course is aimed at graduates of relevant degrees who aspire to qualify for eligibility to apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
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
Sep 2022
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, USA

The Master of Health Science degree is organized around a core set of four terms of graduate courses and a final research paper that demonstrates mastery of what has been lear ... +

The Master of Health Science degree is organized around a core set of four terms of graduate courses and a final research paper that demonstrates mastery of what has been learned in the coursework experience. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
James Lind Institute - Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland

Mental and behavioral health issues constitute a spectrum of health challenges affecting all levels of the social strata. The COVID-19 pandemic has sensitized populations to d ... +

Mental and behavioral health issues constitute a spectrum of health challenges affecting all levels of the social strata. The COVID-19 pandemic has sensitized populations to diverse mental health issues potentially due to direct biological effects as well as major psychosocial and economic consequences of the pandemic. Recognizing and addressing mental health issues at the primary health care level is a major need globally. The James Lind Institute MPH with Mental and Behavioral Health (MBH) specialization trains students to promote mental and behavioral health through an interdisciplinary and holistic health approach. The focus is to promote, secure, and improve the mental health of individuals, communities, and populations using focussed, evidence-based, and tailored public health strategies. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
Online