Clinical Counseling

Eastern University

36 months
743 USD/credit
743 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The MA in Clinical Counseling offered by Eastern University trains students to comprehend human personality organization and experience; implement strategies for positive change in individuals, families, churches and communities; and become academically prepared to seek credentialing as licensed professional counselors.


The MA in Clinical Counseling program at Eastern University prepares students work in the clinical counseling field, applying social justice practices and a global understanding of human nature, problems, symptoms, and interventions .  

Eastern's MA in Clinical Counseling graduates are employed with the following organizations:

  • ABA2Day
  • Brandywine Hospital
  • Child and Family Focus
  • Child Guidance Resource Centers
  • Cooper University Hospital
  • Covenant House
  • Creative Health Services
  • Crozer Chester Medical Center
  • Delaware Guidance Services
  • Divine Providence Village
  • Eastern University Counseling Center
  • EBS Children’s Therapy
  • Epic Developmental Services
  • Gaudenzia
  • Holcomb Behavioral Health
  • Intercommunity Action
  • JFK Behavioral Health
  • Lakeside Educational Network
  • Mainline Rehabilitation Associates
  • Meadowood Behavioral Health Hospital
  • Melmark
  • Merakey
  • Misercordia University Counseling Center
  • Norristown State Hospital
  • Northeast Family Healthcare
  • PA Mentor Network
  • Penn Foundation
  • Phila Dept of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services
  • Recovery Centers of America
  • Rehab After Work/Life Counseling
  • The Renfrew Center
  • Resources for Human Development
  • Robins Nest, Inc.
  • Rosemont College Counseling Center
  • Rowan University Counseling & Psychological Services
  • Warwick Family Services
  • YES (Youth Emergency Services) of Youth Services, Inc

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling Theory, Personality and Practice 
  • Group Dynamics and Counseling
  • Elective

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA 2.8 (3.0 required for accelerated and online tracks) with particular importance placed on the last two years of the undergraduate record. An applicant with a lower GPA is strongly advised to submit GRE or MAT scores to strengthen the application.
  • Completion of two prerequisite undergraduate Behavioral Science courses (6 credits within the last 10 years - Grade C or above). CLEP exams will be accepted for Introduction to Psychology, Human Growth and Development, and/or Introduction to Sociology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    743 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    743 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.


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