The School of Graduate and Professional Studies, in conjunction with WAU’s Department of Psychology, offers two Master of Arts degree programs, one in Counseling Psychology and the other in Professional Counseling Psychology.

Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology

(39 hours: Non-licensure program)

The M.A. degree in counseling Psychology prepares the Student to function as a counseling psychologist under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.


Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling Psychology

(60 hours: LCPC program)

The M.A. degree in Professional Counseling Psychology prepares the student to be a counseling psychologist and to operate an independent practice. It is identical to the M.A. in Counseling Psychology with an additional 21 hours completed after Field Experience II. The student will be eligible to take the State of Maryland licensure exam (LCPC) upon completion of the M.A degree and 2000 hours of supervised clinical experience.