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Graduate Programs: Counseling

Graduate Programs: Counseling

Master of Arts in counseling

Are you looking to advance your career as a clinical mental health counselor, couple and family counselor, or school counselor? With a program and faculty reflecting Messiah’s reputation for academic excellence, Messiah College’s CACREP-accredited M.A. in counseling prepares you to work in a variety of professional settings.

Messiah’s counseling degree and certificate options allow you to achieve work-life balance. The majority of courses are conducted online, so you are free to pursue your career and your degree simultaneously.

Counseling degree tracks

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in counseling
CACREP accredited
Messiah’s M.A. in counseling offers:
What our graduates have to say

Learn more about our program from our students and graduates.

The CACREP-Messiah College distinction

Messiah College has the only online, faith-based, CACREP accredited, master’s in counseling program in Pennsylvania and the only CACREP accredited, online, faith-based program in marriage, couple and family counseling in the U.S. Messiah's CACREP accreditation has been extended until 2020.

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Now enrolling fall 2015, spring 2016 classes

The counseling program is currently accepting applications for fall 2015 and spring 2016 terms. The application for the counseling program (M.A. and CAGS) for the summer 2015 term is now closed.

Sub-categories of Counseling (M.A.)