Master of Science in Counseling Psychology
The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree program provides opportunities to acquire knowledge in counseling and assessment skills to assist people in solving problems of living in a multicultural global society. Knowledge and skills are developed in the areas of human growth and development, social and cultural issues, group dynamics, career development, individual assessment and appraisal, research and evaluation, and disability concerns.
Alabama A&M University's M.S. in Counseling Psychology program prepares students to apply for certification and/or licensure in their respective disciplines. Below is a list of the concentrations we offer in this area.
The Clinical Psychology concentration offers students the educational background to prepare for work as mental health specialists.
The Rehabilitation Counseling concentration prepares its graduates to be professional practitioners working with the blind, the deaf, or with people in need in other areas.
School Counseling works in p-12 settings.
A master's in counseling will prepare you for a variety of potential career fields. A sampling is listed below.
- School guidance counselor
- Clinical mental-health counselor
- Rehab counselor
- Vocational counselor
- Family counselor