Marywood’s Art Therapy program is an Approved Educational Program of the American Art Therapy Association. The program is housed in the Art Department and utilizes an “art-based” approach to graduate level art therapy education. The course of study combines art therapy theory and technique, psychology, clinical practicum and supervision, and personal artistic involvement to provide the learner with a thorough and rich educational experience.
The mission of the Graduate Art Therapy program at Marywood is to prepare students to enter the job market as competent art therapists, become registered as art therapists by the American Art Therapy Association, pass the national Art Therapy Certification Examination, and gain clinical expertise in the delivery of art therapy services to a wide range of patient/client populations. Graduates who pass the ATCB Board Certification exam are eligible for the State of Pennsylvania, License for Professional Counselors (LPC).
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
American Art Therapy Association
Office of Graduate Admissions
866-279-9663, ext 6002