Lenoir - Rhyne University

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Master of Arts in Counseling


PO Box 7227

3rd Floor

Hickory, NC 28601

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

An MA degree is the entry-level degree for persons entering the counseling field. The Master of Arts degree in counseling is designed to prepare individuals for positions as professional counselors in agencies and/or school settings. The program places a primary emphasis on the development of strong clinical skills. Options include clinical mental health counseling, school counseling, a dual program for licensure in both school counseling and clinical mental health counseling, and an add- on certificate in christian counseling.


Lenoir-Rhyne University is accredited through SACS. We are currenlty seeking additional accreditation through CACREP.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 415 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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