MA in Counseling
45 Credits

About Our MA in Counseling Program

The Master of Arts in Counseling program is designed to provide graduates with fundamental competencies in the theory and practice of counseling. Opportunities are provided for acquiring skills and experience specific to counseling and consultation in organizations and environments such as business, education, criminal justice, and community service.

MA in Counseling Program Goals

Graduates of MA Counseling program will demonstrate

  • 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
  • Acquire professional skills and practical experience in the provision of counseling services in settings relevant to the student’s career focus

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Contact Information

Brianna Whitehouse
Graduate Enrollment Counselor
(908) 852-1400 ext. 2078


Program Advisor:

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