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Counseling Psychology

Lesley University

12 months
1190 USD/credit 35700 USD/year
1190 USD/credit 35700 USD/year
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The 48-credit Counseling Psychology Program is designed for individuals who wish to practice counseling interventions and consultation skills with children and adults. The program curriculum at Lesley University provides strong foundational skills and understandings in counseling and psychology, enabling students to become generalists in the field.


Gain a thorough grounding in counseling theory and the latest research as well as the practical skills needed to guide people toward personal growth and transformation.

Learning outcomes

Study with faculty-clinicians who specialize in areas such as neuropsychology and neuroscience, holistic health, trauma studies, cultural diversity, and career counseling. And work with diverse populations during a required 700-hour internship in Greater Boston—the epicenter of higher learning, where some of the world’s most innovative mental health thinking happens.

Become Counseling Psychology versed in the ethical and professional guidelines at Lesley University for practice, and attain the knowledge and skills needed to pursue doctoral study. Get ready to join a community of Lesley graduates who are integrating the arts with mental health services, creating avenues for creativity, discovery, and wellness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
  • Group Dynamics for Counselors and Consultants
  • Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan
  • Clinical Skills and the Counseling Process
  • Vocational Development and Career Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official SAT/ACT test scores (without essay) will be required for applicants to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and for applicants to both undergraduate colleges
  • Students applying to BFA programs in the College of Art and Design must also submit a digital portfolio of 12-20 pieces.
  • If you are dually enrolled in college coursework or simply taking some college level classes, you may submit official college transcripts electronically through a variety of secure sites such as, but not limited to; Parchment, Credential Solutions, E-Scrip Safe, Clearinghouse, Naviance/Common Application, JST Services

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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