Masters in Mental Health Counseling Online


 

EMAIL DR. STEINER, if you are interested in Nyack College's Online MA in Mental Health Counseling, at Lisa.Steiner@Nyack.edu.

MHC Mission Statement

The Nyack College online MA-MHC is committed to developing students for the role of mental health practitioners that are professionally licensed, who are emotionally mature, clinically sound, professionally competent, and spiritually grounded, to do God’s healing work in broken lives, couples, and families.

Program Highlights
  • Three year degree: 63 credit program, MA in Mental Health Counseling
  • Licensure program: More marketability and earning potential
  • Cohort model: Build long-lasting relationships with professors and up to 24 students in your cohort
  • Same courses and sequence: With scheduled time (synchronous) and any time access (asynchronous) online components
  • Fully online: With a required annual 7 day residency in Nyack, NY to meet and work with faculty and fellow students
  • Starts each Fall: At most two nights a week (e.g. 7-9pm EST) of scheduled remote synchronous interaction
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, candidates are expected to have:

  • Acquired a strong academic course of study, which integrates the science of modern mental health with Biblical truths.
  • Attained a high level of knowledge regarding basic counseling skills commensurate with the degree offered.
  • Acquired a working understanding of personal ethics and values essential for the practice of effective counseling and therapy.
Benefits of the Online MA in MHC Degree
  • Fit into your busy lifestyle graduate level courses from the comforts of your own home or while traveling.
  • Equip yourself to earn a fee for professional service and pursue state licensure to increase your earning potential.
  • Improve your interpersonal effectiveness with a myriad of personality styles and disorders.
  • Engage both your faith and psychological principles in the healing process of yourself and others.
  • Enable personal growth and the exploration of how your beliefs and values affect people from diverse backgrounds.
JOIN US FOR AN ONLINE APPLICATION WORKSHOP
The application process can be a little intimidating. As such, I would like to personally invite you to our free, 30-minute, Virtual Application Workshop! This online session is intended to help answer your questions regarding anything related to the application process. RSVP to veronica.dacosta@nyack.edu  with the dates and times that work for you.
 
Upcoming Residencies
  • Summer 2019 (August): Monday August 5, 2019 - Saturday August 10, 2019
Free Taste of AGSC Online Sessions

Building a Bridge Between Christian Ministry & Professional Counseling

  • What is the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM)?
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  • What are the basics of Human development theory?
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  • What are some of the mainstream counseling theories?
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  • Why might Christians in Ministry want to pursue an MA in Mental Health Counseling?
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Mental Health Awareness in the Christian Home 

  • Couples and Conflict Resolution 
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  • Women and Emotions
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  • Couples and Conflict Resolution 
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