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Art Therapy and Counseling

Eastern Virginia Medical School

24 months
37363 USD/year
37363 USD/year
29547 USD/year
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The graduate Art Therapy and Counseling program from Eastern Virginia Medical School will be recognized for excellence, integrity and innovation in art therapy education.


As passionate, creative and highly skilled educators, our mission is to provide comprehensive, engaging and in-depth art therapy education. Our students in the Art Therapy and Counseling program from Eastern Virginia Medical School develop strong artist-therapist identities through growth-oriented and reflective classroom, studio, community and clinical experience. We prepare world-class art therapists, who are culturally responsive, community-involved, ethical professionals with successful careers.


  • Prepare competent entry-level art therapists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains.
  • Prepare art therapists with clinical competence in assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning, which includes fostering skills in therapeutic use of a broad range of art processes and materials, integrative theoretical approaches and requisite education needed for counseling licensure.
  • Prepare art therapists to speak and write professionally about art therapy.
  • Encourage students to develop an innovative, professional, ethical, research-minded and culturally responsive approach to art therapy through academic inquiry and personal art making and self-reflection for self-awareness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods 
  • Group Counseling & Psychotherapy 
  • Individual Counseling & Psychotherapy 
  • Processes & Materials of Art Psychotherapy 
  • Theories of Human Psychological Development 
  • Case Presentation Skills 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


63 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Analysis of credentials to determine equivalence to an accredited U.S. bachelor's degree
  • Course-by-course translation, including information on course name, grade and U.S. credit equivalency
  • Overall performance in comparison to the standard U.S. grading system (i.e., GPA)
  • Official transcript(s) from all academic institutions attended
  • Official GRE score report (optional)
  • Official TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • Two letters of reference
  • Personal interview with portfolio presentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37363 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37363 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    37363 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37363 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    29547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29547 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 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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