Education Designed to Support the Whole You
Make an Impact in Mental Health Counseling
NU’s MSCMHC curriculum gives you an in-depth exploration of counseling theories, ethical and legal standards, and evidence-based approaches, diagnosis, and treatments. You’ll gain the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to work in a variety of professional counseling settings.
Throughout the program, you’ll study topics related to social justice, advocacy, and the equity of treatment. You’ll also discover the different ways you can advance your counseling profession.
Weekly Course Starts -- Our course structure is built to make earning your degree accessible and achievable by offering a rigorous, yet flexible program that works with your schedule.
Why Choose NU?
National University offers a holistic approach to student support, well-being, and success, called “Whole Human Education.” It means we’ll be with you side-by-side, every step of the way, helping break any barriers you face in achieving your education.
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable, higher education to adult learners.
Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
We customize education plans that include adaptive instruction, holistic student support, and competency-based credentialing. At NU, you’ll be better positioned to stay on track and accomplish your specific academic goals.
Here are some testimonials from graduates who have experienced success firsthand as a result of earning a degree from National University:
“Earning my associate, bachelor’s, and master’s from NU has increased not only my writing abilities, knowledge, and professional network, but it allowed me to become more competitive for promotions.”
Class of 2018, Military Servicemember
“My education at National has opened up more opportunities that I didn’t have before. It has challenged me to complete assignments while still being employed full time.”
Class of 2019
“I have successfully been hired by a company for my dream position.”
Class of 2019