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Master of Arts Mental Health Counseling

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Programs to fit your career goals

UIndy's Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling (MHC) is a terminal degree that provides a focused path to earning professional licensure in counseling.  In this clinically-focused program, students will apply knowledge and skills through a 1,000 hour practicum experience.

The art therapy concentration trains students to use the “creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals of all ages” ( The program is designed to allow students to pursue licensure as a mental health counselor and certification as an art therapist.

Clinical training in mental health counseling

Students in the MHC and MHC programs will refine their skills in therapy, intervention, consultation, assessment and diagnosis through practicum experience at one of more than 60 affiliated practicum sites. Learn more about the mental health counseling practicum ►