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Online Undergraduate Certificate

Clinical Mental Health Care

Clinical Mental Health Care
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Gain foundational knowledge of human behavior, mental health, ethics, and current research in the field.

The online certificate in clinical mental health care at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help prepare you for mental health service jobs that do not require licensure or credentialing. It supports work in direct and indirect client care activities performed under the supervision of a licensed professional (e.g., psychologist, medical doctor, social worker, or rehabilitation therapist) across multiple clinical settings (e.g., hospitals, behavioral health agencies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations). The curriculum provides foundational theoretical and practical coverage of human behavior, mental health, ethics, and current research in the field.

Please note: This certificate is not a licensing credential. It in no way impacts professional state licensure.

Total Credits Required: 18

  • (3 Credits, PSYC 100)
  • (3 Credits, PSYC 300)
  • (3 Credits, PSYC 301)
  • (3 Credits, PSYC 335)
  • (3 Credits, PSYC 353)
  • (3 Credits, PSYC 436)

Apply Credit to a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

If you complete this certificate program, you may be able to apply the certificate’s required coursework to major course requirements for the bachelor’s degree in psychology.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Undergraduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.


Prepare for a Rewarding Career Path

Earn your bachelor’s degree in psychology and take the first step in unlocking future career opportunities, not only in healthcare, but business, education and more. If you are ready to advance your career, now is the perfect time to pursue your psychology degree at UMGC.

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