• Department of Psychological Counseling

    The graduate programs in the Department of Psychological Counseling aim to develop mental health professionals who can effectively address issues of wellness, personal growth, and pathology for the benefit of a diverse population of clients. Graduates will be able to reach clients by applying principles in:

    • Mental Health
    • Counseling
    • Psychology
    • Human Development
    • Prevention

    The department offers three unique graduate degree options:

    These programs satisfy academic requirements for the LPC and LCADC by providing course work in the core areas required for licensure. Our graduates are expected to contribute to and be leaders in their field through practice, education, and professional excellence.

     

    IN THE NEWS: MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY RANKED IN TOP 20 FOR MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING PROGRAMS  

    Based on the feedback of current and former students, the Mental Health Counseling program was ranked as one of the top master's programs in the United States, coming in at #19. Learn more about the rankings and how Monmouth excels by clicking here.

       

     
    "Students enrolled in our counseling programs learn to look at a problem from a variety of angles. By the time they graduate, they have a more comprehensive view of what makes people tick."

    George Kapalka, PhD
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Psychological Counseling