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54 Master Degrees in Mental Healthcare 2020

Earning a master’s degree usually takes anywhere from one to three years. Students may enroll in a master’s program after completing a bachelor’s degree. Master’s programs build upon undergraduate education and give students access to more in-depth subject matter. What is a Master in Mental Health? This program prepares students to act as counselors, therapists, and in many… Read more

Earning a master’s degree usually takes anywhere from one to three years. Students may enroll in a master’s program after completing a bachelor’s degree. Master’s programs build upon undergraduate education and give students access to more in-depth subject matter.

What is a Master in Mental Health? This program prepares students to act as counselors, therapists, and in many cases, social workers. Students take a wide variety of courses in psychology, biology, sociology, and cognitive therapy. Exams, lectures, and case studies help students hone their skills while gaining indispensible knowledge. Students are expected to become familiar with a wide range of mental illnesses and disorders, as well as the types of treatments used to manage and prevent them. Many schools require internships.

After earning a Master in Mental Health, students will be able to quickly identify and assess the psychological condition of individuals and groups. This is an extremely versatile degree, and students have the option of working in both clinical and academic settings.

The cost of earning a master’s degree is based on multiple factors. Geographic location, length of program, and institutional rates all impact educational costs. For more in-depth information, students should contact schools directly.

Students with this particular degree commonly provide mental health services in hospitals, clinics, and private practices. Many may work under the supervision of psychiatrists or more experienced practitioners. Others choose to work with government agencies and school systems. Workers in this field make a living by educating communities about mental and emotional health issues. Those who choose to practice independently may help clients manage severe mental illnesses, and make plans to achieve specific life goals. Some students choose to educate others in a collegiate environment.

There are a plethora of international mental health programs available to students. Many of these are offered online, while others take place in a traditional classroom setting. If you are interested in earning a degree, 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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Universidad de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

The Master's Degree in Psychology of Social Intervention has a professional character of 90 ECTS. Given the prospective employment for the third sector and the social enterpri ... +

The Master's Degree in Psychology of Social Intervention has a professional character of 90 ECTS. Given the prospective employment for the third sector and the social enterprise and the legal recognition of professional work, this training constitutes one of the booming sources of employment for the coming decades, including professionals not only in the field of public administration (social services, shelters, penitentiary institutions, etc.) but in that of private entities (Red Cross, foundations, associations, etc.). -
Master
Full-time
18 months
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
Ural Federal University
Yekaterinburg, Russia

The Master’s program "Cognitive Neuroscience" aims to prepare highly qualified specialists in the field of studying the brain and cognitive processes. The program comprises fu ... +

The Master’s program "Cognitive Neuroscience" aims to prepare highly qualified specialists in the field of studying the brain and cognitive processes. The program comprises fundamental theoretical training in the field of brain research and neurocognitive processes: neurology, neuropsychology, principles of neuroscience, neurocognitive development of children, methods of brain research, and approaches to neurorehabilitation. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
St Cloud State University
St. Cloud, USA

As a student of Applied Behavior Analysis, you will receive advanced academic and professional training in behavior analysis with specialization in autism spectrum disorders, ... +

As a student of Applied Behavior Analysis, you will receive advanced academic and professional training in behavior analysis with specialization in autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, community integration strategies, program evaluation and organizational development and staff training and development. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
Online
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

This Official Master, with teaching experience since the 2006/2007 academic year, offers a specialized training program both in the field of psychopharmacology and drug addict ... +

This Official Master, with teaching experience since the 2006/2007 academic year, offers a specialized training program both in the field of psychopharmacology and drug addiction and from a clinical or investigative point of view. The center responsible for it is the Faculty of Psychology, although according to its multidisciplinary profile, teaching is also taught from the Faculties of Medicine and Education. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA +3 More

The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship ... +

The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship and family therapists and mental health counselors. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
7 - 8 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and the Fac ... +

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a Master degree program in cognitive psychology with an interdisciplinary training in psychology, neuroscience, health communication, organizational behavior, and management. A central goal of this program is to familiarize students with the latest research and practice in these areas of research and help them translate and apply this knowledge in many different working environments including health psychology, communication, management, and marketing. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
New England College
Henniker, USA +1 More

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counselling (MSCMHC) offers a rigorous 24 month, 60-credit, degree program that provides the educational preparation for licens ... +

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counselling (MSCMHC) offers a rigorous 24 month, 60-credit, degree program that provides the educational preparation for licensure in the state of New Hampshire. -
MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
Campus
Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include c ... +

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health epidemiology, medical psychology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and pharmacoepidemiology. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
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 2020
Online
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Pori, Finland

The rehabilitation field is developing globally and innovative specialists are in huge demand! This Master’s Programme is for you, who want to develop your competence in rehab ... +

The rehabilitation field is developing globally and innovative specialists are in huge demand! This Master’s Programme is for you, who want to develop your competence in rehabilitation. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
SRH University Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany

Dance movement therapy is the (psycho-)therapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration of the individual. It is also an emerg ... +

Dance movement therapy is the (psycho-)therapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration of the individual. It is also an emerging scientific process in the academic world with ancient historical roots. The Dance Movement Therapy master’s degree at SRH University Heidelberg is grounded in the evidence-based practice model of the health sciences. It also includes phenomenological and cognitive science approaches. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MSc in Health Psychology starts students on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist and provides training in the applications of psychological theory and research me ... +

The MSc in Health Psychology starts students on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist and provides training in the applications of psychological theory and research methods. -
MSc
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
Campus
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

Gain an advanced understanding of how children learn and develop through play with our Master’s degree in Developmental and Therapeutic Play.

Gain an advanced understanding of how children learn and develop through play with our Master’s degree in Developmental and Therapeutic Play. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jul 2020
Campus
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

How does mental wellbeing have an impact on physical health and vice versa? If you’re driven and motivated to find answers to questions such as this, our forward-thinking Brit ... +

How does mental wellbeing have an impact on physical health and vice versa? If you’re driven and motivated to find answers to questions such as this, our forward-thinking British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited MSc in Health Psychology could be the postgraduate course you’ve been searching for. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

The day to day work with people in the field of health, as in education or social, requires new resources and constant renewal. That is why Assisted Therapy with Animals comes ... +

The day to day work with people in the field of health, as in education or social, requires new resources and constant renewal. That is why Assisted Therapy with Animals comes as part of an intervention in which the animal is a fundamental part of it, becoming a support for treatments, a facilitator of therapeutic processes and a center of interest that will help us contribute to the overall development of the person. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish
Oct 2020
Campus

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