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MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Blended Courses (Online/On Campus) offered in Concord, East Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Being a Positive Force

Enrolling Now, Classes Begin October 22, 2018


UPCOMING prospective student events
• CONCORD & STURBRIDGE open house | AUGUST 16 | 6:00 P.M. | REGISTER TODAY!
• online information session | august 23 | 5:30 p.m. | register today!
• EAST LONGMEADOW open house | september 19 | 6:00 P.M. | REGISTER TODAY!

Whether you’re treating mental and emotional disorders such as depression or substance abuse, helping an individual or family adjust to life after a divorce or developing strategies to help patients cope with an uncertain future, one thing will remain the same: as a Mental Health Counselor, you will serve as a positive force in the lives of those in need. The MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Bay Path is an exciting and accelerated program that provides students with comprehensive education and training in the field of mental health counseling.

About the Degree

  • 60 credit program with 3 options:
    • MS in CMHC - 60 credits, fully compliant with LMHC eligibility requirements
    • MS in CMHC/Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counseling - 48 course credits + 3 practicum credits + 9 internship credits focusing on work at an agency providing substance use treatment 
    • MS in CMHC/Early Intervention - 48 course credits + 3 practicum credits + 9 internship credits focusing on work performed at a DPH-approved Early Intervention site
  • Program schedule is a combination of online and on campus courses (offered in either Concord, East Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts)
  • Classes start every February, June, and October
  • Flexible format can be taken full-time or part-time
  • Prepares graduates for the opportunity to apply for the licensing examination, and eventual licensure as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) for the state of Massachusetts
  • Small classroom environment, taught by experienced and supportive faculty
  • Receives high accolades from our students, see what they are saying
  • Our mission is to assist students in becoming independent and successful learners by providing access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services
  • Financial Aid is available
  • No GMAT or GRE required