Counseling M.S. with Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration

Empower Diverse Individuals and Families to Accomplish Health, Education and Career Goals

The MS in Counseling with Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration from University of Houston-Clear Lake is designed for students interested in becoming professional counselors, and provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for counseling clients experiencing a variety of psychological, social, behavioral and emotional issues. This degree focuses on a variety of topics, including: counseling orientation and ethics, counseling theories, group counseling theories and practice, tests and appraisal, career development and counseling, research methods, diagnostics, assessment, treatment, psychotherapy and counseling.

Get on Track to Pursue Licensure

This program prepares you to meet the academic requirements for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration in preparation for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas.

Students who wish to pursue LPC licensure must complete the master’s degree plan with a minimum of 60 credit hours. To be eligible to receive the LPC, graduates must also document 3000 clock hours of post-master’s supervised counseling experience and pass the state licensure examination. For State LPC requirements, please visit www.dshs.texas.gov/counselor

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Admission Requirements

So, have we convinced you that University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities is the next step in your pursuit of academic success? Learn what it takes to be admitted to help you reach your educational goals.


  • Counseling M.S.
  • Admission Deadline

    Fall: March 1
    Spring: Nov. 1

  • Application
    Both university and program applications are required.
  • Requirements
    • Submit GRE scores (less than 5 years old) the Office of Admissions)
    • Signed FERPA form
    • Certificate of completion of online TEA Ethics Training  
    • Texas Teacher Service Record
    • Texas Teacher Certificate (Standard)


Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


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Cost Information

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.


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Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058

Phone: (281) 283-7600

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  UHCL Online
 

UHCL Online

Bayou Building, Room 1406
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-212-1611

Make the most of a hectic schedule and study from home or the office through UHCL Online, offering the same level of excellence for more than 20 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

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  UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
 

UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus

1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.


Counseling M.S. with Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration Faculty

Randy Davis
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Randy Davis

Assistant Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3592
Office: Bayou Building 1321

Faculty Bio

Robert Pace
Robert Pace

Robert Pace

Clinical Associate Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281- 283-3632
Email: Pacerob@uhcl.edu
Office: B1325

Faculty Bio

Dilani Perera

Dilani Perera-Diltz

Associate Professor and Coordinator of Counseling, Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3557
Email: PereraDiltz@uhcl.edu

Faculty Bio

Cheryl Sawyer
Cheryl Sawyer

Cheryl Sawyer

Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3559
Email: Sawyer@uhcl.edu
Office: 1325

Faculty Bio

Angelica Tello
Angelica Tello

Angelica Tello

Assistant Professor of Counseling,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3564
Email: tello@uhcl.edu
Office: 1321

Faculty Bio