Ph.D Counseling Psychology, M.A. Mental Health Counseling (specializations include Child/Family, Community/Social Change, Human Rights Certificate), M.A. School Counseling
The counseling psychology program at Boston College was recently ranked #1 among top research universities by The Chronicle of Higher Education based on the scholarly productivity of the counseling faculty. Within this vibrant community, students may pursue a Master's degree in counseling at Boston College in mental health counseling, school counseling, or the joint degree program with Pastoral Ministry. Students may also pursue a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. The programs are situated within the Lynch School of Education, ranked 18th among schools of education nationally by U.S. News and World Report in 2008. The Master of Arts degree programs in counseling are two-year programs, providing students with a broad background in contemporary counseling theories and skills; a social justice oriented perspective; best practices in school, mental health, and pastoral counseling; clinical training during practicum/internship; and exposure to research and scholarship at the forefront of the counseling profession.