Union Institute and University

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Preparing you for certification or licensure as a professional counselor, Union Institute and University's master of arts program in clinical mental health counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Through a hybrid instruction format, online coursework is combined with face-to-face experiences through residencies. Students can enroll in full-time or part-time tracks in January, May, or August. Graduates of the clinical mental health program at Union Institute and University are prepared for careers in a variety of settings providing mental health services to individuals, groups, and organizations.

Program Information

School Name: Union Institute and University

Program Name: Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Program Length: Two Years

Enrollment Type: Full-Time or Part-Time

Instruction Methods: Asynchronous and Synchronous

Social Media: Union Institute and University on Twitter

Phone Number: (800) 861-6400

Program Requirements:

  • 60 Credits
  • 100 Hour Practicum
  • 600 Hour Internship
  • Attend Two 3-day Residencies
  • Completion of the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE)

Admission Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Official transcripts from previous universities
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA recommended
  • Completed online application
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal Statement: Personal and professional goals
  • Professional reference - at least one from a person who can evaluate potential for clinical work
  • Individual Interview

Application Deadlines: January, May, and August start dates

Union Institute and University’s program information was last updated in April of 2020. For more information, visit the university's website above.