MA in Clinical Counseling
60 Credits

About Our MA in Clinical Counseling Program

The MA in Clinical Counseling course is a 60 credit program structured to promote student appreciation for the role of the professional counselor, to develop a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of counseling, and acquire mastery of the skills inherent to the program. 

The MA in Clinical Counseling program meets the prerequisites for completion of the National Counselor Examination and the criteria for the New Jersey Professional Counselor Licensure.

Graduates of this program will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of and competence in the practice of individual and group counseling
  • Acquire an appreciation for the role of the counselor in society and an understanding of the ethical and legal responsibilities associated with that role
  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the theories of adaptive and maladaptive human behavior and their applicability to assessment and promotion of improved human functioning
  • Develop competency in the design, conduct, and evaluation of counseling research; and acquire professional skills
  • Acquire extensive practical experience in counseling under supervision in appropriate field settings.

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MA in Clinical Counseling Program Details

Admission requirements, program requirements, and course descriptions for the MA in Clinical Counseling can be found in our Online Catalog here ยป

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Contact Information

Brianna Whitehouse
Graduate Enrollment Counselor
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Program Advisor:

Dr. Harriett Gaddy 
(908) 852-1400 ext. 2119