Mental Health Counseling

As a mental health counseling candidate, you will work in a variety of social service settings with adults, children, groups, and families and be inspired by their strengths and resilience in meeting unique life challenges.

The M.Ed. program purposefully integrates selected placements in social service settings with coursework focused on developing culturally sensitive counseling skills.

Upon completion of this program, which can be accomplished within two years, you will earn a Master of Education in Counseling degree and will be eligible to pursue licensure as a mental health counselor in Washington State. Explore the requirements for licensure by visiting the Washington State Department of Health. Graduates have found employment in a range of settings including community and private mental health agencies, hospitals, juvenile detention centers, employee assistance programs, community colleges and private practice.


Strong Mentoring

Mentors intentionally support your growth as a counselor.

Collaborative Cohort

The MEd cohort model creates an interactive environment in which learning happens with and from colleagues.

Personalized Placements

We intentionally match personalities and counseling styles to create the best learning experiences and opportunities for your growth.