Palo Alto University

Palo Alto University

MA in Counseling Psychology - Forensic and Correctional MHC


1791 Arastradero Road

Palo Alto, CA 94304

United States


(800) 818-6136


(650) 961-5557

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters in Counseling Psychology - Forensic and Correctional Mental Health Counseling

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Masters degree in forensic and correctional mental health counseling from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology at Palo Alto University is one of the only online, customized programs of its kind. We’re Located in California – but you don’t have to be! Our program can be completed almost entirely from home, in your own community – whether you be on the West Coast, East Coast or anywhere in between. Today’s technologies, a combination of internet, teleconferencing and multimedia, allow for convenient and flexible study – full or part time – while still providing for critical and dynamic discussions. Preparing Masters Level Clinicians We offer a clinically-based program that prepares you to work in the field . Hands-on experience is coupled with coursework through practicum and internship experiences, which can also be completed in your own community. During the entire duration of your studies, your only "on campus" commitment is two weeks— one week of study and one week for an in-residence clinical competency examination. It’s a program that allows for a healthy balance between work, family and school. Advance your career— call or email us today to find out more, or apply online.


Palo Alto University (PAU) is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology and the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium are accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Small City

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