Memphis Program

Do you live in the Memphis, Tennessee area and are considering a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling? If so, Freed-Hardeman University may have the program for you. The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to meet the needs of college graduates who desire training in clinical counseling-psychotherapy and wish to provide such services to individuals, couples, groups, and families. The 60-hour program is designed with the National Certification and State of Tennessee Licensing Requirements as its model. Freed-Hardeman University’s interdisciplinary M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program integrates elements of the core mental health professions with principles of the Christian faith to produce graduates ready for the clinical practice of professional mental health counseling.

Career Opportunities:

A master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling (with advanced graduate work and licensure where required) may lead to employment in a variety of settings, such as community mental health centers and other community agencies, children and family service agencies, churches, counseling clinics, business-employee assistance programs, and private practice. Further study at the doctoral level may prepare students for faculty positions at various schools, colleges, and universities.

Getting Started

A competent and caring advisor will be assigned to you to assist you in program planning and other areas of need before entering your chosen area of study. Flexible scheduling, competitive tuition rates, strong programs, and values based coursework characterize the Graduate Studies in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

For more information about our courses, programs, and campus services, please contact Dr. Mike Cravens, Program Director of Graduate Counseling, via email at You may also visit the campus at any time Monday-Friday from 8:00 am.-5:00 p.m.

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