An online undergraduate certificate in clinical mental health care is a certificate program you can complete quickly to develop and demonstrate foundational knowldge of human behavior, mental health, ethics, and current research in the field of mental health. At University of Maryland Global Campus, the certificate is an 18-credit program that can help prepare you for mental health service jobs that do not require licensure or credentialing such as supporting psychologists, medical doctors, social workers, and rehabilitation specialists. Please note that this certificate program is not a licensing credential and does not impact professional licensure in any way. Credits from this program can later be applied toward a bachelor's degree.
Undergraduate certificates are credentials you can earn quickly to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a particular area. The undergraduate certificate in clinical mental health care is an 18-credit program you can complete in a year or less, depending on how many courses you take at a time and whether you have any applicable transfer credits.
The online undergraduate certificate in clinical mental health care has competitively priced tuition rates, which are posted at the top of this page. Maryland residents pay the low in-state rate, and military servicemembers and their spouses and dependent children pay the reduced military tuition rate. All students can benefit from our interest-free monthly payment plan, and our no-cost digital materials in place of most textbooks also help make our programs more affordable.
Students don't need any specific background to enroll in and complete an online undergraduate certificate in clinical mental health care at UMGC. Our undergraduate admission requirements are the only requirements for admission to this program.
No. Students who want to earn this certificate do not need to have any prior college credits or work experience.