Lamar University

Clinical Mental Health Counseling



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Format: Online

Program Description:

M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Your path to become a licensed practitioner begins with the Online M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program. You will learn the clinical skills to work more effectively in a variety of clinical settings related to mental health diagnosis.

Upon completion, you are fully prepared to pursue certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). These credentials open doors to careers at community health centers, hospitals, veteran's administration centers and private practice.

Program Advantages

  • Aligned with national standards for mental health counseling
  • Weekly web conferences with your professors
  • You can complete your field experience in a wide variety of clinical settings
  • Designed to match the curricular experiences for licensure in the vast majority of states
  • Complete tuition package of $250 per credit hour in-state - S292 out-of-state includes:
    • Courses
    • Administration fees
    • On-campus housing during residency
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify

Top Reasons to Enroll

  • Convenient online classes
  • No GRE required with a 3.0 GPA (or higher) undergrad or last 60 hours
  • Ranked #1 for affordability*


Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Accreditation of The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and in Deaf Education The Lamar University College of Education and Human Development is approved by the Texas Education Agency.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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