Master of Arts of Education in Counseling & Human Development

Are you a servant leader at heart, who has a passion to help others in a meaningful way? Do you feel called to help individuals, couples, and families who are struggling mentally, emotionally, and spiritually? Then pursuing a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and/or School Counseling may be the right career path for you!

Respected Malone faculty bring years of counseling experience to the classroom. Students may begin their path towards becoming a licensed professional counselor at multiple start dates during the academic year and may choose from various program formats and options.

Program Options

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program (On-Campus)
  • Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online CMHC) Program
  • School Counseling (SC) Program (On-Campus)
  • Dual Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Program (On-Campus) 

Program Structure

Malone's program is designed to fit conveniently into your busy personal and professional schedule. Classes are offered in eight week sessions and each student is given the opportunity to pursue the program at their own pace. Students work with their Academic Advisor throughout the duration of the program, giving them the option to speed up or slow down their coursework. 

Practical Experience

Our experienced faculty work alongside of students to set-up their hands on practicum and internship opportunities that are spread out over the course of three semesters. Faculty regularly provide students with support and guidance as they work through these experiences and their coursework. 

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)