College of Arts and Sciences


The graduate program in Counseling prepares highly qualified mental health clinicians for positions in schools, community mental health centers, business and industry settings, hospitals, and other health agencies.

Our MPAC-accredited Master's program offers six concentrations, three dual degrees and three certificates.

Our Program

Our students and faculty are award winners, both in the classroom and in the field.

Awards & Honors

Our faculty provide guidance, mentoring, and opportunities to pursue research interests.

Our Faculty

From Our Students

“At Arcadia you are known by your name, not a number. You are a person, not a grade. With interpersonal advising meetings and professors dedicated to helping you succeed, one can only thrive in this program.”

- Jessie Menno ’15M

Practical experience and a choice of specialities—on your schedule.


Program Concentrations

In Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism, Child/Family Therapy, Community Public Health, Mental Health Counseling, and Trauma.


Full-time or Part-time

Programs designed with the working professional in mind. Pay by the credit, and take the program at your pace.


MPCAC Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council and offers students the opportunity to take the NCE on campus before graduation.

Develop Professional Level Competence

Our graduates are prepared to meet the current and future needs of the profession.

Master’s-level counseling psychologists are part of the mental health care field. They are practitioners skilled in the art of behavior assessment and change. These skills are utilized in a variety of professions, including business, education, medicine, mental health, allied human services, and social services. Mental health delivery is a thriving field and offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth in a variety of settings. The demands of today’s society make this field one of continued growth.

Develop professional level competence in:

  • therapeutic techniques
  • use of diagnostic nomenclature
  • psychological assessment
  • consultation and educational strategies
  • knowledge of and adherence to professional ethical standards
  • interpersonal and cultural sensitivity

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1-877-ARCADIA (1-877-272-2342)

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Counseling Program
Boyer Hall, Room 122 

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