Program Details

The Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program is a rigorous clinical and research-based program.
Location:
Norfolk, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Art Therapy

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program is a rigorous clinical and research-based program that offers 63 required academic credit hours and 16 elective credit hours resulting in a Master of Science degree in Art Therapy and Counseling. The core curriculum follows a mental health focus,other areas of emphasis are offered, including, but not limited to: medical, school, and community art therapy. The program has a fully-stocked, 1,200 square foot art-making space located conveniently on campus is available to students around the clock. Internships provide students with three semesters (child, adolescent and adult) of hands-on experience in a variety of settings throughout Hampton Roads. The program prepares graduates to pursue licensure in 47 states (typically need 1 additional course). The two-year program of full-time study is approved by the American Art Therapy Association and has trained professionals since 1973. An average of 20 students are in each of the 2 classes. The application deadline is January 7 for fall entry, however, applications are accepted until all student positions are filled.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Approved by the American Art Therapy Association.
Financial Aid:
Yes
Requirements:
Complete a personal interview at EVMS, and present your art portfolio (digital format) of 8-12 images demonstrating competency in a variety of media and an understanding of personal expression. All invited applicants are required to complete a face-to-face personal interview before acceptance is offered.

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