24 months
790 USD/credit 18960 USD/year
790 USD/credit 18960 USD/year
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Arcadia University’s Graduate Program in Counseling (GPC) is one of the most awarded programs in the local region. 


Counseling programme of Arcadia University offers:

  • Training in evidence-based counseling 
  • Comprehensive multicultural training, including labs
  • Emphasis on self-care to ensure career sustainability 
  • Mentoring in career development to find your unique place in the field
  • Culture of feedback designed to improve program change and foster advocacy skills

Key facts:

  • Accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)
  • Wide variety of specialty concentrations offered  
  • Small classes that allow for skill-based instruction
  • Flexible pace of the program that you can adapt to your life 
  • Close relationships with faculty instructors
  • Comprehensive mentoring program (faculty mentoring, program advising, peer mentoring)
  • Supportive community atmosphere that facilitates learning, insight, and growth

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational and Career Counseling
  • Human Development: Life Span
  • Research Design, Methods & Evaluation
  • Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Concepts of Mental Health/Mental Illness

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits

48 / 60


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate application, including personal statements, to be completed online on our Graduate Application page.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • One official transcript from each college, university, or professional school attended. Transfer credits included on a transcript must include grades earned; if not, an official transcript from the original school must be submitted. Transcripts must be sent from the issuing school in a sealed envelope and contain the appropriate signatures and seals.
  • Completion of at least three Psychology courses (must include Introductory Psychology), with grades of “B” or better in each.
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • An in-person interview with administrators and faculty in the program (by invitation only). 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 790 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 790 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Glenside

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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