Master of Arts in Counseling

In the Master of Arts in Counseling program, courses and internships are designed to assist graduate students seeking positions in agencies, schools, corporations, and nonprofit organizations in:

  1. Demonstrating the meaning and significance of fundamental guidance/counseling concepts, principles and theories.
  2. Interacting effectively with others (colleagues, parents, clients, students, and administrators).
  3. Analyzing individual behavior within group structures.
  4. Interpreting research and measurement results in light of social and psychological factors.
  5. Interviewing and counseling on a one-to-one basis.
  6. Relating theories and principles of group dynamics, group practices, and facilitative skills to professional practice.
  7. Assessing professional abilities and limitations, professionally and personally.
  8. Professional writing (e.g. research proposals/reports, case studies).