The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology at Avila University Graduate Psychology program is a 60-credit degree program designed to help graduates meet the educational criteria for Kansas and Missouri licensure requirements. The Avila Psychology department is committed to the scientist-practitioner model to train masters level counseling psychologists for the delivery of mental health services in a variety of settings, such as private practice, mental health clinics, counseling centers, and human service agencies.
Students who earn a masters degree in counseling psychology will be able to assist persons dealing with social, behavioral, and personal problems through a variety of approaches and learned techniques. Obtaining a masters degree in counseling leads to expanded career opportunities and earning potential.
|CORE COURSES - 51 Credits|
|PY 601||Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (3)|
|PY 605||Essential Counseling Skills (3)|
|PY 612||Advanced Cognitive Processes (3)|
|PY 615||Career Development (3)|
|PY 621||Advanced Developmental Psychology (3)|
|PY 625||Research Design (3)|
|PY 630||Theories of Counseling (3)|
|Individual Intelligence Assessment (3)
Personality Assessment (3)
|PY 650||Biological Bases of Behavior (3)|
|PY 655||Advanced Social Psychology (3)|
|PY 660||Theories and Methods of Group Counseling (3)|
|PY 665||Differential Diagnosis of Mental Disorders (3)|
|PY 685||Counseling Practicum (3)|
|PY 693||Ethics and Professional Development (3)|
|PY 695||Internship (6 credits)|
|PY 698||Advanced Abnormal Psychology (3)|
|ELECTIVES - 9 Credits|
For course descriptions, please view the graduate catalog.