Credits required
90 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 90 quarter credits are equal to 60 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$590 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically in Wilsonville, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start term
Summer

Master of Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Careers

The Master of Counseling degree with an option in clinical mental health counseling is designed for those who want to work in community counseling agencies, rehabilitation facilities, college counseling centers, primary care facilities, veteran affairs and private practice offices.

Employment of mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Handbook. This BLS explains that growth is expected in both occupations as more people have mental health counseling services covered by their insurance policies.

Graduates of this program can expect to work full time in a variety of settings, including mental health and addiction treatment centers, outpatient and residential facilities, school and hospital based mental health programs and private practice.

For information about job prospects for these career fields, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook. OSU Career Services is also a great resource to explore student career opportunities.

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