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Counseling Psychology

Counseling Psychology

McNeese State University's Master of Arts in Psychology program with a concentration in Counseling Psychology prepares master's level graduates to function as counselors within the community in a variety of settings, including private and public agencies. This program offers specialized training in the areas of individual and group counseling and provides the academic training necessary to apply for licensure as a licensed professional counselor (LPC). Training emphasizes the development of evidence based assessment of intervention skills.

The student is required to complete 24 hours of core credits and 33 credit hours of concentration classes for a total of 57 credit hours. This is a non-thesis program that includes a practicum and internship. McNeese State University's Psychology Department has many off-campus practicum and internship sites for students to gain valuable experience while completing the Master of Arts degree.


Required Coursework

View the Online Catalog for requirements.


Course Sequence

Fall 1

  • Psyc 631
  • Psyc 603
  • Psyc 617

Spring 1

  • Psyc 665
  • Psyc 656
  • Psyc 622

Fall 2

  • Psyc 685
  • Psyc 540
  • Psyc 668

Spring 2

  • Psyc 651
  • Psyc 626
  • Psyc 688

Summer 1 or 2

  • Coun 640
  • Psyc 639

Fall 3

  • Psyc 621
  • Psyc 571
  • Psyc 698

Spring 3

  • Psyc 645
  • Psyc 655
  • Psyc 698

Career Opportunities

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