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MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

100% Online or Blended Courses (Online/ On Campus) offered in either Concord, East Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Be a Positive Force.

Enrolling Now, Classes Begin October 21, 2019


upcoming prospective student events:
ONLINE INFO SESSION | august 6 | 7 P.M.
• OPEN HOUSE CONCORD | AUGUST 13 | 5:30-7:30 P.M.
• OPEN HOUSE STURBRIDGE | AUGUST 15 | 5:30-7:30 P.M.
OPEN HOUSE EAST LONGMEADOW | SEPTEMBER 18 | 5:30-7:30 P.M.

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 100% online or a combination of online and on campus courses (offered in either ConcordEast Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts)
  • Classes start every February, June, and October
  • Option to attend full-time or part-time while continuing with family life, work, and other commitments
  • 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
  • Collaborate with a network of like-minded professionals and supportive faculty in a small, intimate, highly dynamic and interactive classroom environment
  • Receives high accolades from our students and alumni, see what they are saying
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services assists students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid is available
  • No GMAT or GRE required