University of Houston - Victoria

School of Arts and Sciences

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Address:

School of Arts and Sciences

3007 N. Ben Wilson Boulevard

Victoria, TX 77901

United States

Phone:

1-800-687-4293

Fax:

1-361-570- 4229

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program will prepare you to assess and to provide psychotherapy or counseling to people in need. It has a strong clinical component and meets the academic requirements for the Texas Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential. With this license, you can practice as a professional counselor in your own practice, for a mental health agency, a psychiatric hospital, a residential treatment center, or a university counseling center, among other sites.

As an LPC, your professional practice may involve assessment, intervention, and/or consultation.

Assessment:
-Clinical interviewing
-Evaluation and classification of normal and maladaptive behavior
-Administration, scoring, and interpretation of standardized intelligence and personality tests
-Writing evaluations for a variety of clients

Intervention:
-Help individuals solve life problems and create more fulfilling lives
 

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

International Student Requirements:

http://www.uhv.edu/oar/International.aspx

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48 Credit Hours

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $305 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999