Both the Standard Program and the Bridge Program are offered full time, enabling you to earn your Master of Arts in Counseling in six or seven quarters.
Designed for students with counseling experience, the Standard Program comprises 24 courses, a Practicum, and an Internship completed during six quarters. The Bridge Program comprises the Standard Program requirements as well as an additional, three-course introductory quarter for students who lack counseling experience or want additional preparation.
Below, we have put together sample course sequences for the full-time Standard and Bridge Programs. Please note that the courses and course sequence are subject to change.
Standard Program Full-Time Sample Course Sequence
480-6: Counseling Methods: Skills for Counseling and Psychotherapy
416-6: Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy
483-6: Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling
486-6: Supervised Practicum
481-6: Counseling Methods: Strategies for Counseling and Psychotherapy
426-6: Assessment of Counseling (Adult/Child)
412-6: Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy