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Clinical Counseling - Trauma Studies

Eastern University

36 months
Duration
762 USD/credit 15240 USD/year
762 USD/credit 15240 USD/year
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About

The MA in Clinical Counseling - Trauma Studies at Eastern University trains masters-level graduates who understand the physiological, psychological, spiritual, and interpersonal impact of traumatic events on individuals, families, and communities, know a range of evidence-based interventions for preventing and treating traumatic stress.

Overview

The MA in Clinical Counseling - Trauma Studies at Eastern University trains masters-level graduates who  can competently and ethically apply trauma-informed counseling skills to diverse traumatized populations in professional counseling and volunteer contexts.

Features

  • Prepares students for licensure as professional counselors in Pennsylvania
  • Curriculum meets the educational requirements for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) in Pennsylvania 
  • Provides training that can be applied in a variety of clinical settings
  • Unique integration of Christianity and Traumatology 
  • Faculty have specialized trauma training and experience within the field
  • Diverse faculty and student body form close community for rich learning experiences
  • Evening, on-campus, and hybrid/online courses offered, so students practice face-to-face skills needed for clinical encounters with clients

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Theory, Personality and Practice
  • Ethics and Professional Development
  • Group Dynamics and Counseling
  • Psychopathology and Diagnosis
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling Practice
  • Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Personality Dynamics and Psychosocial Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Practicum in Psychotherapy Integration
  • Case Conceptualization and Counseling Strategy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA 2.8 (3.0 preferred) 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

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  • International

    15240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 762 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    15240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 762 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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