Masters degrees in Counseling and Psychology

To qualify for the Mental Health Professional position, you will need to be licensed by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling as a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) or as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  To qualify for licensure, you must complete a master's degree program in counseling with a minimum of 60 graduate hours in counseling within 8 core areas (defined by CACREP), and including a 3 hour course in psychopharmacology.

Arkansas State University  

     Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

     Specialist in Education with emphasis in Psychology and Counseling

Harding University

     Specialist in Education with an emphasis in Professional Counseling

University of Central Arkansas 

     Masters of Mental Health Counseling

Freed-Hardeman University

     Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

     Doctor of Behavioral Health