Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychology (M.A)
Our programs give students opportunity's to develop knowledge and competence in counseling skills, theory, assessment, empirically based research and personal growth so that they may deliver professional mental health services in a variety of work settings. Another goal of this program is to provide students with a broad-based counseling curriculum that meets the standards of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), educational requirements for Texas licensure and/or certification by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, and/or the State Board for Educator Certification as applicable to the student's program of choice. Also this program will equip students with the skills needed to continue their academic training at the doctoral level.
UMHB is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
International Student Requirements:
Report of Medical History/Evaluation form; Official transcripts from all schools; GRE/GMAT; Completed Statement of Understanding; TOEFL score of at least 80 or IELTS score of at least 5.5.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Small Suburb
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999