The M.A. Counselling Psychology program provides a unique learning experience by integrating counselling skills and scientific psychology. Graduates are eligible to apply for professional certification, be admitted to doctoral study in Counselling Psychology or a related discipline, or enter directly into a variety of helping professions.
This two-year, full-time program, requires students to complete a minimum of 63 semester hours of curriculum, over 600 hours of clinical supervised experience, and successful completion of either a comprehensive professional exam or a thesis.
The program provides balanced training in research techniques, the study of a body of appropriate theoretical knowledge, and the development of clinical skills.
With a wide range of counselling approaches and research interests, faculty are distinguished by recognized scholarship and clinical expertise. Full-time faculty have earned doctorates in Counselling Psychology or a related field. They are licensed psychologists or therapists, who are active in research, publication, and professional advocacy.