Help Provide Mental Health Care to Those Who Need it Most with a Master’s Degree in Counseling
Do you have an interest in human behavior? Are you passionate about mental health advocacy? Do you want to improve people’s lives and emotional well-being?
At Marymount University, we offer two master’s specializations in Counseling that combine hands-on learning with in-person coursework to prepare a new generation of well-trained counselors. Our Counseling programs give you the tools and techniques you need to help individuals from a variety of backgrounds with emotional, physical, social, school, and work issues.
We offer Master’s in Counseling degrees in:
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online & On-Ground)
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling – with a concentration in Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online & On-Ground)
- School Counseling (no longer accepting applications as of Fall 2021)
We also offer a dual degree option with Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Forensic & Legal Psychology. The dual program admits as an on-ground program. Students may not be admitted to the online program for CMHC if they are in the dual program.
No matter which specialization of Counseling you choose, you will be prepared to meet the needs of individuals from all walks of life. Marymount’s Counseling faculty have practiced and consulted in the field and bring their expertise into the classroom to help you understand and support the needs of individuals, communities, and families. Our Counseling degree programs also feature unique learning experiences beyond the classroom — global study experiences, internships, practicum experiences, and research — in which you gain valuable opportunities and perspectives throughout your time at Marymount.
Towards the end of your Counseling program of study, you will be eligible for the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) examination and before you begin the post-masters clinical and supervision residency requirements to become a licensed professional counselor. Make a difference and serve your community with an M.A. in Counseling from Marymount University.