Mental Health Counseling

UC graduates


The Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling is a great fit if you want to train for employment in community agencies and private practice settings.  After you graduate, you will meet the training requirements established by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board for licensure as a Professional Counselor (PC).  In addition, you will complete an extensive field-based internship training to prepare you for professional practice.

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • gain real-life experience through field placement
  • engage in research with faculty at numerous levels

You will be well-prepared to sit for the licensing exam, which is a capstone experience related to completion of this degree.    


 The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Additional Information

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