University of Houston - Victoria

60 Hour – Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialty: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The University of Houston – Victoria Professional Counseling Program continuously strives to provide the highest caliber of education in the field of counseling for our local and surrounding population. The Professional Counseling Program’s faculty is known for their student friendly attitude and quick response to present and prospective students. Faculty members are recognized for their scholarship, service, and publications. The University of Houston – Victoria Professional Counseling Program gives students the knowledge base and experience in the field of clinical mental health counseling. This knowledge base and experience encompasses the necessary counseling skills to work in the community agency, clinical mental health settings and in a variety of other mental health settings such as agencies, private practice, hospitals, VA centers, and integrated health centers.

The master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a 60 credit hour program designed to provide knowledge and skills in the area of counseling and a program of courses that satisfies course requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Texas. The 60 hour Clinical Mental Health degree will commence in Fall 2014 to meet CACREP accreditation standards and the State of Texas licensure requirements.

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling plan of study prepares students for counseling positions in various community agencies such as mental health centers, private counseling agencies, drug abuse centers, centers for counseling the elderly, child protective services, family counseling centers, business and industry. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program consists of 20 courses, 57 credit hours and 3 hours of electives, all within the professional counseling program.

Institution Location

3007 N. Ben Wilson
Suite 228
Victoria TX, US
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Locations and Delivery Types

Victoria (first accredited July 2010), Sugar Land (accredited July 2010 through January 2017), and Katy, TX (first accredited January 2017) campuses

Program Degree


Program Contact

Dr. Monique Rahman
[email protected]

Accredited Under Standards


  • Graduates of this program are considered CACREP graduates beginning January 7, 2015
  • Accreditation Start Date: July 7, 2016
  • Accreditation Expiration: October 31, 2026
  • Accreditation Status: Accredited

Status Information

The program was found to meet all standards in a satisfactory manner.

Program History

The Community Counseling program was initially accredited in July 2009 and has maintained its accreditation. It became a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in July 2016.