Learn about OU's online Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling.


Program Benefits

Dream of making a difference in people's lives? Our program prepares you to become a Licensed Professional Counselor* in just 30 months. Join the exciting counseling field, improving lives across various populations, including the criminal justice system. Learn through a social justice and multicultural lens for a meaningful impact! 

Get Exam Ready

Prepare for the National Counselor Exam (NCE) by earning a qualifying degree, clinical hours, and practical skills for today’s mental health needs.

Make an Impact

Learn a variety of counseling approaches, empowering you to serve the needs of a diverse clientele across various clinical health settings.

Fill a Growing Need

The need for mental health professionals is Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselor occupations have a much faster than average job outlook of 22%.1

Do What's Right

The curriculum equips you to recognize and address systemic inequality issues and deliver solutions that provide mental health access for all.

Student Experience

Complete your online learning around your schedule. Benefit from an engaging student experience with support from our world class OU faculty.


*This degree is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Behavioral Health Licensure and meets the educational requirements to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oklahoma.  Licensure requirements vary by state and students outside of Oklahoma should review their State Licensure board requirements


1 "Occupational Outlook Handbook: Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors," U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, last modified October 24, 2022,  https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/substance-abuse-behavioral-disorder-and-mental-health-counselors.htm

Take Your Career to the Next Level

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