Online Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling & School Counseling in Ohio

Transform your career with a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling

Make a greater impact with a Masters in Clinical Health Counseling or School Counseling at Malone University

Continue your journey of compassion, growth, and service with a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling. If you’re driven by a desire to make a positive impact in people’s lives, especially in the realms of mental health and emotional well-being, then this program is tailor-made for you!

We understand that each student’s journey is unique, which is why our program offers flexibility and support to accommodate your individual needs and commitments. Whether you’re a recent graduate eager to delve further into the counseling field or a seasoned professional seeking a career change or advancement, Malone provides a platform for you to thrive.

CACREP Accreditation for Malone’s Masters in Counseling

Malone University’s Masters in counseling is proudly accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). This prestigious accreditation sets our program apart, ensuring you receive a quality education that meets rigorous standards recognized by employers nationwide. With CACREP accreditation, you can trust that you’re investing in a program that prioritizes excellence in counseling education.

Flexible program options to suit your lifestyle

Balancing life, career, and education can be challenging, especially for those with busy schedules or family life. That’s why our program offers multiple start dates throughout the academic year and various program formats. Whether you prefer synchronous online courses, asynchronous online learning, or a combination of both, we have options that fit your lifestyle.

*Please note, students should expect to meet virtually with a professor and other classmates at least 1-3 hours per week, one night a week, in "synchronous" courses. In "asynchronous" courses, students are not expected to meet virtually with professors or other students.

Practical experience that bridges theory and practice

Theory meets practice in our hands-on practicum and internship opportunities, spread over three semesters. Our experienced faculty work alongside students to secure meaningful placements where you can apply classroom learning to real-world scenarios. Whether you’re diagnosing, treating, or discharging clients, you’ll receive comprehensive training and guidance every step of the way.

Dual-program option for Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling enhances your career opportunities

Want to give your resume an extra boost? Consider our dual program, combining a masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with School Counseling. This unique offering provides you with the flexibility to pursue diverse career paths and expand your influence. With a comprehensive curriculum and faculty support, you’ll graduate prepared to excel in various settings and make a difference in the lives of those you serve.

Integrating Christian faith into your counseling practice

Our program curriculum integrates Christian faith into practice so you'll be equipped to serve clients holistically, whether you personally practice faith or are working with clients who do so.

Why choose Malone for your Masters in Counseling?

  • A top program in the area. Malone University’s counseling program is renowned for its excellence, attracting students from across the country.
  • Nationally accredited. Our CACREP-accredited program ensures that you receive a high-quality Masters in Clinical Counseling and/or School Counseling, helping you get recognized by employers nationwide.
  • Relevant and growing field. The counseling profession is a growing field and your skills will be in high demand, so you can have a profound impact on your clients and community.
  • Distinguished faculty. Learn from experienced faculty members who are passionate about mentorship and guiding you towards success.
  • The perfect next step. Whether you are a seasoned professional or have just graduated with a Psychology Degree, this online counseling program is an ideal next step to level-up your career.

Apply to Malone’s Masters in Counseling program today

Choose Malone University and unlock your potential in the field of counseling.

Don't take our word for it

Kara Kaelber, PH.D., LPCC-S

Professor of Counseling

"As Ohio's first university to develop an online CMHC program, we're always aiming for excellence in educating and training our future counselors. To be included in this list is an honor!"

Practical Experience

Our experienced faculty work alongside students to set-up their hands-on practicum and internship opportunities that are spread out over the course of three semesters. 

Our holistic approach to counseling education allows us to continue to graduate highly-sought after counselors who excel in their field. Both the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and School Counseling program have high pass rates for licensure board exams and high employment rates after graduation. 

All of our counseling programs are accredited by the: Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Education Programs (CACREP).