Colorado Christian University
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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CCU’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). It has been reviewed against professionally approved standards, resulting in a streamlined licensure application process.

M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program offered through CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies combines rigorous coursework, experiential learning, and mentoring relationships designed to equip you to become a culturally responsive professional counselor.

A distinguishing feature of the master's degree in counseling program is the Christian framework that encompasses every aspect of the curriculum.

As a master’s degree in counseling student, you'll be given the unique opportunity to integrate Christian faith and sound counseling principles.

Upon completion of the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program curriculum, you'll be prepared to take the National Counselor Exam, which is the clinical mental health licensure exam for the state of Colorado and many other states.

    • 60 total credit hours (41 in core)
    • CACREP accredited
    • Courses are taken two at a time and are typically completed in seven-week blocks
    • Designed for busy adult learners; complete in as little as 30 months of consecutive coursework, even with a full-time job
    • Students can transfer up to 12 graduate-level credit hours
    • Graduates are academically prepared to take the National Counselor Exam
    • Locations:  Lakewood, Colorado Springs, Online
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    Superior Unbiased Services

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    Superior Clinical Preparation

  • 150 +

    Years of Faculty Experience

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