Lamar University

Master of Education in Counseling

Lamar University’s online Master of Education in Counseling degree program provides the opportunity to earn an advanced degree while fulfilling professional and personal obligations. 

The M.Ed. degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to prepare professionals to provide clinical counseling services to a broad population of clients in a range of professional settings (e.g., clinics, hospitals, school-based mental health programs, and private practice). This program prepares students with the knowledge, training and practical experience to guide persons coping with substance abuse, marriage, family, career and other emotional issues through difficulties by giving them tools and techniques to manage their lives and decisions.


Program Information

School Name: 
Lamar University

Program Name: Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Program Length: N/A

Enrollment Types: N/A

Instruction Method: Asynchronous

Phone Number: (866) 223-7675 

Program Requirements:

  • 60 coursework credits
  • Practicum: 100 Hours
  • Internship: 600 Hours
  • Two Academic Residencies

Admission Requirements:

  • Complete online application and submit application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Applicants for the MEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling need a GPA of 2.75.
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Applicants for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program must submit The Clinical Mental Health Questionnaire (.pdf).

Out of state students should check with their state department of education to determine if there are specific state requirements needed.