You feel called to help others

DelVal’s master’s degree in counseling psychology can shape your passion for others by giving you the knowledge, skill and experience to prepare for licensure and move into this challenging and rewarding profession. The M.A. in Counseling Psychology:

  • Prepares culturally competent practitioners to work in the mental health field
  • Trains graduates to engage in counseling, outreach, advocacy and research
  • Allows you to customize a program that fits with your professional interests, skills and goals
  • Provides an understanding of how social, cultural, political and economic factors influence human development
  • Offers a curriculum of 48 or 60 credits, depending on your professional goals

Taught by faculty who are practicing psychologists and active researchers in the field, students specialize in one of these tracks:

  • Child and Adolescent Counseling--work with children and families across the lifespan with a focus on human development, assessment and intervention
  • Social Justice Community Counseling--work with adults and families, including traditionally marginalized groups, with a focus on facilitating systemic change via social justice initiatives, client advocacy and competent multicultural counseling