Counseling Psychology Masters Degree

counseling psychology word cloudCounseling psychology is the application of psychology to the solving of the problems of everyday stresses, such as career planning, learning difficulties and family difficulties.  This can be contrasted with clinical psychology, which deals with analysis, research and treatment of severe mental health disorders, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

A masters counseling degree is required in order to practice as a professional counselor.  So what do psychology counselors do and what is involved in studying counseling at masters level?  This page will help you to find out more about these things and to locate suitable schools and programs, especially online.  If you wish to explore on-campus psychology programs in a specific state, go to the on campus programs page.  If you want to look at doctoral programs, go to the PhD in counseling psychology page.

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At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs. With three different ways to learn, you can choose the format that works best for you:

  • Study wherever you have an Internet connection, because almost all of our courses are 100% online, or
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Programs:

  • Master of Science in Psychology : Addictions
  • Master of Science in Psychology : Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Master of Science: Psychology
  • And more...
Locations:  Lewiston

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

Programs:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA) (Online)

Be a part of the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies at Saybrook University. Pursue an advanced degree in psychology, mind-body medicine, organizational systems, and human science.

Programs:

  • M.A. Psychology, Counseling Specialization
Locations:  Kirkland
Further your education by pursuing a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology. Attend a school recognized by the NCSPP for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy. The Chicago School for Professional Psychology has more than 30 years teaching experience and offers more than 20 degree programs.

Programs:

  • M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • MA Behavioral Economics
  • M.A. Psychology
  • And more...
Further your education with Medaille College. We offer a number of associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields at our campuses in Buffalo, Williamsville, and Rochester, New York.

Programs:

  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Locations:  Rochester

Walden degree and certificate programs are designed for working professionals. Submit the form on the right to learn how you can make a change and advance your career.

Programs:

  • M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling - Forensic Counseling
  • M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling - Trauma and Crisis
  • M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Military Families & Culture
  • And more...

An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession. Our competency-based curriculum delivers foundational knowledge and real-world skills, so what you’re learning is immediately applicable to your career. We serve more than 36,000 students from the U.S. and around the world and offer more than 140 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 20 certificate programs.

Programs:

  • MS - Counseling Psychology
  • MS - Mental Health Counseling (CACREP-accredited)
  • MS - Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy (CACREP-, COAMFTE-accredited)
  • And more...

As a community of initiative, University of the Southwest challenges graduates to become enterprising members of our society contributing to the common good by advocating and participating in the productive commerce of free enterprise, the constitutional privilege of self-government, and the practical contributions of community service.

Programs:

  • MSEd: Mental Health Counseling
  • MSEd: School Counseling

Give your career a boost with Adler University. Our psychology and counseling programs include one of the nation’s largest and best-known art therapy programs.

Programs:

  • Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy
  • Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Part Time)
  • And more...
Locations:  Chicago

LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university offering more than 80 programs that prepare students for success in areas including the arts and sciences, aviation, business, education and engineering. Graduate degree offerings include business, education, engineering and psychology.

Programs:

  • Master of Arts in Counseling - Dual Specialization Track
  • Master of Arts in Counseling - Professional Counselor Specialization (LPC)
  • Master of Arts in Counseling - Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization (LMFT)
  • And more...