Master of Arts in Counseling
Through an experiential curriculum, highly accomplished faculty and insightful electives, the MA in Counseling program at St. Edward’s prepares you to be a skilled and confident therapist, ready to help clients navigate life’s challenges.
You’ll gain a deep understanding of what drives people’s behavior as you train to become a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) or Marriage, Couple and Family Counselor (MCFC). Our clinically based program meets the educational requirements for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
Why St. Edward’s?
LEARN FROM EXPERTS
Our professors are all highly accomplished mental health clinicians, consultants and mentors who teach from real-life cases.
BROADEN YOUR NETWORK
Classes are small and discussion-based — online and on campus. You’ll forge close, supportive ties with classmates and professors.
PRACTICE YOUR SKILLS
Take part in simulated counseling scenarios with classmates and faculty, and analyze your sessions in our counselor training lab.
APPLY WHAT YOU LEARN
Use counseling theories and approaches from class in your work with real clients during your supervised practicum and internship experiences.
GAIN LIFELONG SUPPORT
Our Career and Professional Development services and 35,000-strong alumni network are support you can call on for life.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Provide low-cost, general counseling services, monitored by faculty via video, through our on-campus Community Counseling Clinic.
Ready to Take On Greater Success?
Take the next step in your career.