Master in Mental Healthcare

Top 20 Master Degrees in Mental Healthcare 2018

Mental Healthcare

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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Master's Degree In Critical Care Nursing

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Portugal Vila Real

Objectives: To qualify for the achievement of health gains from nursing care for people experiencing complex critical illness and / or organ failure, response in situations of catastrophe and multivitamin emergency, and control of infection, taking into account the ethical and deontological dimension of the profession; Empowering for leadership, resource management and care, for the optimization of nursing and health team responses, aiming at improving the quality of care for the person and family experiencing complex processes of critical situation and or organic failure, and adequate response to disasters and emergencies; Encourage the production, appropriation and dissemination of scientific knowledge, assuring the ethical and social responsibility of nursing. [+]

Master in Mental Healthcare. GoalsTo qualify for the achievement of health gains from nursing care for the person experiencing complex critical illness and / or organizational failure processes, response in situations of catastrophe and multivitamin emergency, and control of infection, taking into account the ethical dimension and ethics of the profession;Empowering for leadership, resource management and care, for the optimization of nursing and health team responses, aiming at improving the quality of care for the person and family experiencing complex processes of critical situation and or organic failure, and adequate response to disasters and emergencies;Encourage the production, appropriation and dissemination of scientific knowledge, assuring the ethical and social responsibility of nursing.... [-]

Master's Degree In General Psychology Health

CES Cardenal Cisneros
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Spain Madrid

CES Cardenal Cisneros teaches the Master in General Health Psychology from the academic year 2015/2016 with the collaboration of major health centers specializing in mental health, as the Lopez-Ibor Clinic Hospitals Esquerdo Sanatorium, Benito Menni Care Complex and Casta Guadarrama, or Day Hospital Psychiatric Institute Montreal, with the aim of providing a comprehensive education and prepare students for integration into the labor market with the official title of General Health Psychologist. [+]

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The seventh additional provision of Law 33/2011, of October 4, General Public Health, forms the General Health Psychology profession as a regulated profession, the exercise must be in possession of the corresponding official title of Master in Health Psychology General, obtained under the conditions laid down in the Agreement of Council of Ministers of May 31, 2013, published in the "Official Gazette" of June 4, 2013.

CES Cardenal Cisneros teaches the Master in General Health Psychology from the academic year 2015/2016 with the collaboration of major health centers specializing in mental health, as the Lopez-Ibor Clinic Hospitals Esquerdo Sanatorium, Benito Menni Care Complex and Casta Guadarrama, or Day Hospital Psychiatric Institute Montreal, with the aim of providing a comprehensive education and prepare students for integration into the labor market with the official title of General Health Psychologist.... [-]


Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC)

Alabama State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Montgomery

Welcome to the website for ASU's Master of Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Our graduate program consists of 51 credit hours and is designed as a sequential five-semester curriculum leading to the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) degree.

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Welcome to the website for ASU's Master of Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Our graduate program consists of 51 credit hours and is designed as a sequential five-semester curriculum leading to the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) degree.

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) Program is to prepare admitted students to become professional Rehabilitation Counselors who work in partnership with people with disabilities. The primary ongoing goals of the MRC Program include:

developing and maintaining an educational curriculum focused on effective student learning and development in rehabilitation counseling; preparing students to become professionals who are committed to effectively partnering with people with disabilities in achieving their maximum vocational, psychological, social, and economic independence; and creating a multicultural learning environment that embraces empowering students to become professionals who facilitate empowerment for their clients and community. What is Rehabilitation Counseling? ... [-]

Master's Degree in General Health Psychology

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Spain Madrid

This Master's program from Comillas Pontifical University stands out from the rest since its learning outcomes include intervention strategies concerning psychological problems from different psychology theory perspectives (systemic, humanistic, cognitive-behavioral and psycho-dynamic), in order to be able to make proposals on the therapeutic course of action that best suits the situation in hand. Given the wide range of lines of treatment available, this Master's Degree has been allocated 120 ECTS credits. [+]

Máster Universitario en Psicología General Sanitaria

Desde la regulación en nuestro país de la psicología en el ámbito sanitario, la titulación de Máster en Psicología General Sanitaria es un requisito indispensable para poder trabajar como psicólogo en el campo de la salud realizando tareas de evaluación, investigación e intervención que promuevan y mejoren la salud de las personas.

Este Máster se distingue de otras propuestas formativas al incluir en su diseño el aprendizaje de las estrategias de intervención en problemas psicológicos desde distintos enfoques teóricos de la psicología con vistas a proporcionar una acción terapéutica que mejor se ajuste a la demanda planteada.... [-]


Master's in Genetic Counselling (MGC)

Alfaisal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Saudi Arabia Riyadh

After the release of the complete version of the human genome in 2003, the field of medical genetics experienced a revolution in the speed of discoveries which positively affected human health. [+]

Master's in Genetic Counselling (MGC) Program Overview

After the release of the complete version of the human genome in 2003, the field of medical genetics experienced a revolution in the speed of discoveries which positively affected human health. The clinical and genomic breakthrough of the medical genetics field has aided the translation and integration of genomics into healthcare and the introduction of personalized medicine improving the level of service offered to patients. The high incidence of various genetic disorders in KSA and in the Arab world, the implementation of national programs of newborn and premarital screening have significantly increased the demand for properly trained Genetic Counselors to work with patients and their families. Genetic counseling training programs have been around in North America since the late sixties. These training programs have proven to be highly successful in graduating well trained genetic counselors, where currently there are thousands of them practicing worldwide.... [-]


Master's Degree In Psychosocial Rehabilitation In Community Mental Health

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Castellón de la Plana

The master is jointly promoted from professional associations and family and users. Born of everyday practice in services and has a communal and inclusive orientation. It is divided into five modules with a significant proportion of practical learning; human factor (people, equipment and community), intervention contexts (history and scientific basis and ... [+]

The master is jointly promoted from professional associations and family and users. Born of everyday practice in services and has a communal and inclusive orientation. It is divided into five modules with a significant proportion of practical learning; human factor (people, equipment and community), intervention contexts (history and scientific and ethical foundations), technical tools (intervention based on evidence and values), instead of the intervention (devices) and research methodology. Mastered born at the confluence of associations of professionals, family and academia users, which ensures a commitment to professional practice and the values ​​that underpin it, as well as empirical evidence and the scientific approach.... [-]


Research Master in Genes in Behavior and Health

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The research master Genes in Behaviour and Health is a two-year full-time programme that will equip you with the knowledge and understanding of the relevant research methods to design and carry out high-quality research within the field of behavior genetics and genetic epidemiology. [+]

Degree: Master Language of instruction: English Duration: 2 year Tuition fees: for students of EU/EEA countries €2.060 Application deadline: 1 June 2018 (1 April 2018, if you require housing) Field of interest: Computer Science, Mathematics, and Business Admission requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics, Educational Science or a closely related subject area Practical expertise, theoretical excellence

While the 20th century was the century of physics, we have now entered the century of the genome. Twin studies and more recently molecular genetic studies have highlighted the influence of our genetic code on our behavior and health. To adequately understand and influence behavior and health, we need to increase our understanding of the way our genes play their part, by itself and in interaction with our environment.... [-]


Clinical And Health Psychology

Instituto Piaget
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Almada

The main objective of the Master in Clinical and Health Psychology is to provide a set of theoretical, practical and methodological tools that allow the development of professional skills in the assessment and diagnosis, psychological monitoring and intervention in different clinical contexts. [+]

CampusAlmada / LisboaCourse Objectives

The main objective of the Master in Clinical and Health Psychology is to provide a set of theoretical, practical and methodological tools that allow the development of professional skills in the assessment and diagnosis, psychological monitoring and intervention in different clinical contexts.

Professional outputs

Professional exercise of Psychology.

Professional status

Clinical and Health Psychologist. The professional title in Portugal requires registration with the Portuguese Psychological Association.

Obtaining Diploma

For the completion of the Master in Clinical and Health Psychology, the student will comply with a curricular plan consisting of 120 compulsory ECTS credits.... [-]


Master In Artistic And Creative Therapies

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Campus October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid

The Master in Artistic and Creative Therapies enables you to work as an artistic and creative therapist in public or private health, education or social institutions. This master encompasses knowledge in art therapy, music therapy and theater therapy and allows you to expand your therapeutic training from the perspective of personal and creative development. ISEP offers you this program, with a high degree of specialization and professionalism, as part of the training itinerary in Artistic and Creative Therapies, where the Master in Art Therapy is framed, the Master in Music Therapy and the Master in Therapy. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid

Hours: S - D

Qualification: Master in Artistic and Creative Therapies issued by ISEP

About

The Master in Artistic and Creative Therapies enables you to work as an artistic and creative therapist in public or private health, education or social institutions. This master encompasses knowledge in art therapy, music therapy and theater therapy and allows you to expand your therapeutic training from the perspective of personal and creative development. ISEP offers you this program, with a high degree of specialization and professionalism, as part of the training itinerary in Artistic and Creative Therapies, where the Master in Art Therapy is framed, the Master in Music Therapy and the Master in Therapy. In this way, with a global and comprehensive vision, you will be able to design and develop intervention programs and projects from the focus of the different psychotherapeutic disciplines that make up this master's degree, promoting from creative therapies the necessary changes to achieve improvements in the welfare and education. The methodology of ISEP combines practical and theoretical training, working from group dynamics, audiovisual materials and encouraging the reflection of the students.... [-]


Master In Third Generation Therapies And Application Of New Technologies

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Campus October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia

Contextual or Third Generation Therapies are revolutionizing the field of psychology in the field of behavior therapy. They are characterized by offering skills aimed at accepting what can not be changed and changing what is susceptible to change, all aimed at achieving vital goals and achieving a meaningful life. They focus on the context and function of thoughts, feelings or emotions, instead of targeting the intensity or frequency of these psychological events. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Valencia

Schedule: Weekend

Qualification: Master in Third Generation Therapies and Application of New Technologies issued by ISEP

About

Contextual or Third Generation Therapies are revolutionizing the field of psychology in the field of behavior therapy. They are characterized by offering skills aimed at accepting what can not be changed and changing what is susceptible to change, all aimed at achieving vital goals and achieving a meaningful life. They focus on the context and function of thoughts, feelings or emotions, instead of targeting the intensity or frequency of these psychological events.

This change of direction justifies the need for specific quality preparation, and this is what ISEP offers with the Master in Third Generation Therapies and Application of New Technologies in Psychological Treatment . With this program you will become a trained professional for the management of contextual therapies, completing the cognitive behavioral intervention.... [-]


Master In Contextual Therapies

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Campus October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia

ISEP presents a formative itinerary of scientific nature, updated and professional, oriented to the specialization to make effective interventions in psychological problems through contextual therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Functional Analytical Therapy (TAF), Therapy Dialectic Behavior (TDC), Behavioral Activation Therapy (TAC) or Brief Strategic Therapy, among others. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Valencia

Hours: Madrid / Valencia SD Barcelona VS

Qualification: Master in Contextual Therapies issued by ISEP

About

ISEP presents a formative itinerary of scientific nature, updated and professional, oriented to the specialization to make effective interventions in psychological problems through contextual therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Functional Analytical Therapy (TAF), Therapy Dialectic Behavior (TDC), Behavioral Activation Therapy (TAC) or Brief Strategic Therapy, among others.

The training in Contextual Therapies will allow you to identify the most effective therapy in each case, taking into account the psychopathological characteristics, the symptomatology and the context of each patient, and apply it correctly to subsequently analyze the results obtained.... [-]


Master In Psychotherapy Of Emotional Well-Being

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Campus October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia

With the Master in Psychotherapy of Emotional Wellbeing we offer an integrative approach to psychotherapy, which takes into account each and every one of the aspects that influence Emotional Wellbeing: psychological, emotional, physiological, immunological, spiritual, social and family. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Valencia

Hours: Madrid SD Barcelona VS Valencia SD

Qualification: Master in Psychotherapy of Emotional Wellbeing issued by ISEP

About

The true objective of current psychotherapy is to teach our patients to live with full and total consciousness the here and now, with all that implies.

With the Master in Psychotherapy of Emotional Wellbeing we offer an integrative approach to psychotherapy, which takes into account each and every one of the aspects that influence Emotional Wellbeing: psychological, emotional, physiological, immunological, spiritual, social and family.

Master's Program in Psychotherapy of Emotional Well-BeingMODULE 1. Third Generation Therapies: evolution of cognitive behavioral therapy. Epistemological and empirical bases.MODULE 2. Brain and emotions learning: biophysiological bases.MODULE 3. Intrapersonal intelligence: the management of emotions.MODULE 4. Mindfulness and its different therapies.MODULE 5. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).MODULE 6. Couples' Behavioral Integral Therapy.MODULE 7. Therapies from the TIC.MODULE 8. Mindfulness: the practice of Mindfulness.MODULE 9. Transpersonal therapy.MODULE 10. The body in therapy.MODULE 11. Positive Psychology.PRACTICES / PRACTICE MEMORYFINAL WORK OF MASTER... [-]

Master's Degree In Animal Therapy

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Campus October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid

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. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid

Hours: VS

Qualification: Master in Assisted Therapy with Animals issued by ISEP

About

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.

As Assisted Interventions with Animals have evolved (encompassing both therapies and education), they have required, increasingly, a highly specialized training such as the Master in Animal Assisted Therapy is a pioneer for its interdisciplinary nature . It has the best teachers in the sector and is based on a methodology based on the combination of practical learning and theoretical knowledge. It is also aimed at obtaining results within a comprehensive training framework, encompassing all aspects that affect the practice of assisted interventions with animals.... [-]


Master In Neuropsychology

INESEM Business School
Online Part time Open Enrollment Spain Spain Online

Neuropsychology studies the cognitive, emotional, behavioral and functional alterations caused by disorders of the nervous system caused by damages, injuries or illnesses. The Master in Neuropsychology delves into the different instruments of diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of these conditions, preparing you to face work with patients in a professional and efficient way. [+]

Neuropsychology studies the cognitive, emotional, behavioral and functional alterations caused by disorders of the nervous system caused by damages, injuries or illnesses. The Master in Neuropsychology delves into the different instruments of diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of these conditions, preparing you to face work with patients in a professional and efficient way.Why does it prepare you?

This Master in Neuropsychology prepares you to know the effects that an injury, damage or anomaly in the central nervous system causes on the executive, cognitive and behavioral functions of the individual. Therefore, the essential knowledge is acquired to perform professionally in the assessment tests, treatment methods and techniques and rehabilitation program in the field of neuropsychology.... [-]


Master of Rehabilitation Counseling

Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA Montgomery

Welcome to Master of Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Our graduate program consists of 51 credit hours and is designed as a sequential five-semester curriculum leading to the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) degree. The mission of the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) Program is to prepare admitted students to become professional Rehabilitation Counselors who work in partnership with people with disabilities.

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Welcome to Master of Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Our graduate program consists of 51 credit hours and is designed as a sequential five semester curriculum leading to the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) degree.

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) Program is to prepare admitted students to become professional Rehabilitation Counselors who work in partnership with people with disabilities. The primary ongoing goals of the MRC Program include:

developing and maintaining an educational curriculum focused on effective student learning and development in rehabilitation counseling; preparing students to become professionals who are committed to effectively partnering with people with disabilities in achieving their maximum vocational, psychological, social, and economic independence; and creating a multicultural learning environment that embraces empowering students to become professionals who facilitate empowerment for their clients and community. What is Rehabilitation Counseling? ... [-]