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.
The M.A. degree in counseling Psychology prepares the Student to function as a counseling psychologist under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
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. It is identical to the 39 hours MA Counseling Psychology degree with an additional 21 hours taking Practicum, Advanced Counseling Techniques, and Clinical Internship classes. The student will be eligible to take the National Counselor Exam upon completin of teh MA degree and will become eligible to apply for the MD state licensure (LCPC) upon completion of 2,000 hours of supervised counseling.
View the Master of Arts in Professional Counseling section of the academic bulletin.