About Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Inspire positive change with a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling.
Combine academic preparation with personal growth to help transform individuals and social systems. PennWest California's graduate program in clinical mental health counseling fulfills all requirements for you to become a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and provides all courses needed to pursue a career as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania and other states.
Complete your master's degree in two years of full-time study, regardless of your undergraduate major. Or enroll part time to better accommodate your lifestyle and career.
We offer a top-quality education that's flexible and affordable.
- Complete 750 hours of practicum and clinical fieldwork.
- Take advantage of flexible start dates and evening classes.
- Streamline your degree with credits and waivers for education majors/teachers.
- Benefit from the low costs and graduate assistantships of one of the most affordable counseling master's degree in Pennsylvania.
HRSA Program Student Opportunities
PennWest California graduate students can apply to receive a $10,000 stipend in support of their clinical field experience in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Counselor Education, and Social Work. The application process is competitive. Click here to learn more.