Clinical Mental Health Counseling | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Harness your passion to help others at one of the first programs in the nation to train practitioners simultaneously in clinical counseling skills and telehealth techniques.

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Encourage, Rebuild and Restore as a Mental Health Counselor

The TTUHSC School of Health Professions Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MSMH) is designed for working professionals in a flexible online format. Upon graduation, graduates will be eligible to apply for national certification and state licensure in many states, eligible for a certificate in telehealth upon graduation from the program.


Our curriculum equips students with knowledge and skills to enter into the counseling profession with accessible professors, exposure to diverse counseling settings and more.

60 Credit Hours
  • 7-10 Semesters
  • Individualized Schedule
Classes include a combination of:
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Treatment Planning and Case Management
  • Foundations of Counseling and Ethical Development
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychopharmacology for Mental Health
What to Expect
  • Flexible Schedule While Maintaining Employment
  • Quality Online Courses
  • Preparation for Telehealth Certification
  • Accessible Professors and Faculty
  • Veteran Friendly
  • Latest in Online Education Technology


  • Salary: Up to $75,000
  • Job Growth: 22%
  • There has been a critical shortage in counselors in Texas, and it’s projected to worsen in the next 10 years.
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Required Education: Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited College or University

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Phone: (806) 743-3220
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F
Address: 3601 4th Street, MS 6294, Lubbock, TX 79430

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