Admissions: Programs of Study

Mental Health Counseling

The program prepares counselors for careers in settings such as mental health, child welfare and family counseling agencies; institutions for the aging; employment and personnel offices; parishes; college counseling centers and fields dealing with chemical dependency and other addictions. The program provides the required educational credits for students to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania. Because the program is CACREP accredited, training in this program is recognized nationally (though specific laws and licensing regulations vary in each state).

Degree: Master of Arts (MA) in Mental Health Counseling
Program Website
College: Reap College of Education and Human Development
Department Website: Psychology and Counseling


Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Admissions

866-279-9663, ext 6002


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