"I feel that the faculty cohesiveness at Marywood is very strong and this helps provide the students with a sense of unified support. This also modeled for the students how to work together as a team in an effective manner."

-2014 graduate

The Master of Science in Counselor Education degree is designed to provide graduates with the professional knowledge and skills for developing competencies in PK-12 professional school counseling.  These include individual and group counseling, classroom guidance, educational planning, school wide programming, career development, consultation, leadership, and advocacy.  This degree meets the educational requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Education for Educational Specialist I certification.

The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree is designed to provide graduates with the professional knowledge and skills for developing competencies in professional counseling.  These include individual and group counseling, development of theoretical orientation, ethical practice, substance abuse counseling, marital and family counseling, career development, counseling techniques, human development and psychopathology, and assessment.  This degree meets the coursework requirements for licensure (LPC) in Pennsylvania.

Both degree programs are 60 credits and CACREP accredited.