51 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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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. Ranked 2nd for Medicine (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018), the University of Glasgow recognises the importance of addressing the global mental health treatment gap and, because of this, their programme matches global mental health goals set by the United Nations. -
MSc
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Apr 2020
Online
 
University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
San Francisco, USA

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating soci ... +

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating social and physical environments that promote good health for all. This program is ideal for students who want a broad, in-depth knowledge base in public health with an emphasis on behavioral health skills. Courses are practice-oriented and applied skills are emphasized. Dual degree students graduate with the knowledge to design, implement, and lead evidence-based health care and community programs. -
Master MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
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
 
University Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Milan, Italy

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

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Communication of Università Della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a joint Master programme in Cognitive Psychology with an interdisciplinary training in neuroscience, health communication and management. The program focuses on the intersection between the theoretical bases of cognitive psychology and those of communication applied to the context of health. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
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
31 May 2020
Campus
 
Queensland University of Technology
Kelvin Grove, Australia

The Master of Clinical Psychology builds upon the latest psychotherapy process and outcome research findings and uses an integrative approach to training students in the asses ... +

The Master of Clinical Psychology builds upon the latest psychotherapy process and outcome research findings and uses an integrative approach to training students in the assessment and treatment of mental health problems and disorders. This approach assists students to develop a flexible and client-focused approach to practice, consistent with contemporary standards for evidence-based practice in clinical psychology. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
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
 
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
 
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom +1 More

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
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

This program involves different scientific fields of natural sciences, technological sciences, and humanities as well. The focus of investigations is on the phenomena of cogni ... +

This program involves different scientific fields of natural sciences, technological sciences, and humanities as well. The focus of investigations is on the phenomena of cognition - perception, attention, memory, reasoning, thinking, and behavior - from an interdisciplinary perspective: Anthropology, Artificial Intelligence, Biology, Linguistics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Psychology have contributed to its development as core disciplines. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

The Master in Family Therapy responds to the need of health professionals who want rigorous and advanced training in the family environment, addressing the present, globalized ... +

The Master in Family Therapy responds to the need of health professionals who want rigorous and advanced training in the family environment, addressing the present, globalized and diverse reality of today's families. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish
Oct 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
 
ALP Akademisches Lehrinstitut für Psychologie
Lübeck, Germany

short Master ++ online ++ no campus presence ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine The content and structure of the Master's program support an evidence-based u ... +

short Master ++ online ++ no campus presence ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine 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 / Mental Health -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2020
15 Jun 2020
Online
 

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