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 Counselling Psychology (M.C.P. non-thesis)
SchoolAdler University (Vancouver Campus)
LocationVancouver, BC, Canada
School TypeGraduate School
School Size
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesApplicants must hold a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution, preferably in psychology or counselling-related discipline, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate or graduate course work. Applicants must also have the equivalent of at least twelve semester credit hours in baccalaureate level psychology coursework with a grade of C or better. These courses must include introductory psychology, abnormal psychology, research methods and a fourth foundational course preferably in personality psychology.
DescriptionThe Master of Counselling Psychology (MCP) program provides a foundation in counselling psychology theory and methodology. Along with coursework, the program offers hands-on, supervised training in counselling psychology techniques. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for a wide variety of community mental health positions in the public and private sectors. This program provides a non thesis option for students interested in a practitioner based Master of Counselling credential.

This comprehensive program can be completed in a two year period as a full- time student including summer semesters, if courses are completed according to the curriculum sequence provided. Graduates of the program are well prepared for a wide variety of mental health positions in human service agencies and organizations in both public and private sectors. This program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education, effective November 14, 2011 for a five year term, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Minister.
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