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Online MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Careers

Learn the Ins and Outs of Counseling with an Online MS Degree

Synchronous Components

Fully Online Coursework

Mental Health Counselors are always in high demand, and with the versatility of the profession, there are many fields with competitive salaries to find work in. Eastern Oregon University’s clinical mental health counseling program will ensure you become a competitive candidate upon graduation.

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Essential Mental Health Counseling Careers

Mental Health Counselor1 $48,520 per year

School Services Counselor2 $60,510 per year

Career Counselor2 $60,510 per year

Work to Help Others as a Professional Counselor

With an MS degree that utilizes advanced curriculum, you will be well on your way to an impactful role with many opportunities. The demand for well-educated mental health counselors is expected to grow significantly in the coming years.

Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

What You’ll Learn

During your course of study at EOU, you’ll learn to:

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Social and behavioral health work
  • Research
  • Planning and evaluation
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking

Career Support

Prepare for the role you want with the career support services offered by Eastern Oregon University. As a student and a graduate, you’ll benefit from a variety of services designed to help you stand out among employers and succeed professionally in your field.

Career Services

Eastern Oregon University Career Services offers in-person coaching and online resources to help students broaden their career choices and understand the value of their education in relation to employment. This includes outreach to all students in all academic programs, on and off campus, coupled with outreach to employers, service providers and government agencies.

Fieldwork/Practicum through EOU’s Career Services

EOU offers diverse fieldwork and practicum opportunities each term that allow students the mechanism to earn college credit tied directly to their current employment.

Career Readiness: Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

EOU Career Services has a robust collection of tutorials available to students, including information on resumes, cover letters, interview skills and soft skills.


Along with over 1,200 other universities and colleges, EOU is part of the Handshake network that houses jobs, careers and internships around the nation.

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  1. “Occupational Outlook Handbook: Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors.” Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on November 16, 2022 from
  2. “Occupational Outlook Handbook: School and Career Counselors and Advisors.” Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on November 16, 2022 from