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Counseling Psychology Department

The Counseling Psychology programs prepare competent professional counselors and therapists for successful careers in schools and a wide variety of mental health settings.


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy

student_redThe Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program is a unique, innovative educational program for preparing marriage and family therapists to address the varied mental health needs of children, adults, and families, including those with severe mental illnesses. The new 60-credit curriculum satisfies the new California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensure requirements.


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Concentration in School Counseling with Pupil Personnel Services Credential

stu_auburnThe School Counseling/Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential Program is a unique, innovative educational program for preparing counselors to address the social, cultural, emotional, and academic needs of children and youth in school settings. The 49-credit program meets all requirements for PPS credential eligibility, allowing students to earn both the MA and the credential in two years.

Students enrolled in the 49-credit School Counseling/ Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential Program have the option to enroll in a 60-credit Dual Concentration Program in School Counseling and Professional Clinical Counseling.

The 60-credit dual concentration program in School Counseling and Professional Clinical Counseling meets California state requirements to pursue a PPS Credential and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for LPCC degree requirements.