MA-PHD Counseling

Marymount University offers a M.A. in counseling with three specializations from which a student must choose. These specializations are Clinical Mental Health, Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling.

Program Awards

  • 2015 Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program ranked #4 out of 25 Mental Health Counseling Programs across the nation
  • 2014 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision award for outstanding master’s counseling program
  • 2014 Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision award for outstanding master’s counseling program
  • 2014 European branch of the American Counseling Association award for outstanding Counselor Education Program
  • 2011 National Board for Certified Counselors award for Professional Identity
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Interested in learning more about our Counseling M.A. program at Marymount University? We invite you to request more information today!


Marymount offers big ideas, all the support you need and all the opportunities you want.

Program Options

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Counseling with Forensic and Legal Psychology

Marymount offers a Forensic and Legal Psychology option for students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Through this program, you have an opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Arts in Forensic and Legal Psychology.

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Marymount University strives to help our students obtain their degrees without breaking the bank. MU offers aid in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and campus employment to students with outstanding academic promise and/or significant financial need. Check out all the undergraduate financial aid options to see just how affordable a Marymount education can be.

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