Program Details

The mission of the Counseling Psychology Department is to train students to be competent and ethical practitioners, encourage and enable application of the knowledge and skills students gain and nurture students’ ability to integrate faith and

Location:
Wayne, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Human Development

Program Overview

Program Description:

The mission of the Counseling Psychology Department is to train students to be competent and ethical practitioners, encourage and enable application of the knowledge and skills students gain and nurture students’ ability to integrate faith and practice. Students meet educational requirements for a variety of state and national credentials and certification. The MS and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in School Psychology program trains students to become certified K-12 School Psychologists in the state of Pennsylvania. Through careful blending of art and science, graduates implement data-based assessment, consultation, and prevention/intervention strategies in school settings. Additionally, students meet the educational requirements for the NCSP credential. Students who complete the 63 credit MS and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in School Psychology are also eligible to pursue licensing as a professional counselor (LPC) and licensing as a Behavior Specialist (LBS). 

Format:
Hybrid

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Middle States Association
Financial Aid:
Yes
Requirements:
A completed application packet (including application, application fee, official transcript, professional resume and two recommendations), admissions interview and on-site writing sample. • Candidates for the MA in Counseling (w/ Trauma Studies or ABA concentration) and MA in School Counseling must have at minimum a 2.8 GPA (3.0 preferred); candidates for the MA in School Psychology must have at minimum a 3.0 GPA. • Completion of two prerequisite undergraduate Behavioral Science courses (6 credits withi
International Requirements:
International students must complete the same admissions requirements and application process, although they must also take the TOFEL exam if their undergraduate training was in another language other than English. Additionally, they will need to meet al

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