About the Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (MSMHC)
CACREP accredited

CACREP Accreditation

The Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling degree program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Our program is designed to meet state requirements for licensure in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa.

As a Viterbo University degree program, the master’s program is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, the program is designed to meet the state educational requirements for licensure as a professional counselor required by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Viterbo University Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program is to prepare professional counselors to provide treatment for individuals experiencing a continuum of mental health issues. The program educates counselors who will integrate the values of contemplation, integrity, hospitality, stewardship, and service into their personal and professional lives.

Student Outcomes

Number of Graduates 18
Pass Rates on Credentialing Examinations 93%
Completion Rates 92.11%
Job Placement Rates 98%


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