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General Counseling Psychology
The two-year, 36-unit General Counseling Psychology specialization at Mount Saint Mary's University allows students to develop core counseling skills that apply across a range of non-profit and educational settings. In addition, these students develop skills to act as change agents who will advocate for diverse and underserved populations.
Our weeknight format is designed for professionals and students with complex work and personal schedules who live busy lives. Students typically enroll into two courses (6 units) per term一道本不卡免费高清. Classes are offered:
- Monday through Thursday from 6:00PM – 9:00PM
- Three terms per year
- Fall and Spring semesters are 16 weeks; each class meets one night per week
- Summer is an 8 week semester; each class meets two nights per week
The Mount gives you the freedom and flexibility to customize your own curriculum to fit your interests and career goals. Some students fill their 36 units with a variety of counseling courses (examples: Child & Adolescent Counseling, Group Counseling) while others choose to include coursework in Leadership, Diverse Populations, and an optional Thesis class.
Many of our students and alums work in higher education (academic advising, career counseling, community college counseling), while some work in social service settings, behavioral intervention, early childhood settings, and a range of other roles in which they employ a combination of counseling and advocacy skills.
The optional Thesis gives students the opportunity to become an “expert” in a certain population. It is designed to be highly relevant to one’s career goals, serving as a personal marketing tool for job interviews. It also provides research preparation for those who develop an interest in going on to doctoral programs. Students who do not opt for a thesis fill their 36 units with coursework.
Core Skills & Values
The GCP specialization does not lead to licensure; instead, it allows students to develop into change agents who will incorporate their counseling and advocacy skills as they serve diverse populations through a lens of equity and social justice.
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Also, please feel free to contact our coordinator:
William Martinez, M.A.
Instructor, Graduate Psychology
Program Coordinator, General Counseling Psychology