Counselor Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Master of Science)

Mental Health Counselor talks with client

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialty leads to eligibility, after passing the required examination and meeting the post-master's supervised experience requirement, as a Licensed Professional Counselor Alabama and may lead to licensure in other states, depending on their requirements. The course of study is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the core required courses in the program meet the eight CACREP core areas required by most states for licensure. In addition, students will gain professional knowledge, skills, and practices necessary to address a wide variety of circumstances within the clinical mental health counseling context.

Potential Careers

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Private Practice
  • Mental Health Counselor - Behavioral Health Clinic

Median Annual Salary

Licensed Professional Counselor


Mental Health Counselor


Additional Facts

  • All School Counseling Programs and Clinical Mental Health Programs at JSU are accredited by CACREP (Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs)


Program Contact

Priscilla Wilson
(256) 782-5724