Counseling Degrees

At University of Phoenix, our College of Social Sciences provides a rigorous Master of Science in Counseling degree to help you achieve your educational goal. Our graduate-level counseling degree program, which is available only at certain locations, encompasses the foundations of counseling and guidance.

Master of Science Counseling Degree

University of Phoenix offers a Master of Science in Counseling degree and allows students to choose from several counseling degree specializations. The Master of Science in Counseling degree provides you with the required knowledge and skills to become a competent and ethical practitioner.

Students can choose to enroll in the school counseling degree concentration to study student assessment and evaluation.

The marriage, family and child therapy and marriage and family counseling degree concentrations focus on family systems theory, family interventions, addictions, psychopharmacology and more. Students in the mental health counseling degree concentration can study clinical assessment and diagnosis, individual group counseling, personality theories and counseling models.

As part of the University of Phoenix educational approach, you will learn from faculty members with substantial experience in the counseling field. These faculty members will encourage you to complete your counseling degree by facilitating instruction.

In order to practice as a Community Counselor in any state, the student must be licensed as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). It is the student's responsibility to obtain this credential from the appropriate licensing entity.

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

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