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Master of Arts in Art Therapy

Cedar Crest College

M.A. On Campus Online Blended
24 months
Duration
871 USD/credit
871 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Arts in Art Therapy program at Cedar Crest College prepares students to use the power of imagery and art making within personal, psychological, and cultural constructs to support others by promoting restoration, clarity, and wellness.

Overview

The Master of Arts in Art Therapy program at Cedar Crest College offers an educational experience that prepares students in clinical practices to effectively function as competent and ethically responsible art therapists.  Development of a therapeutic studio model and dedication to a strengths-based approach to treatment inspires compassionate leaders who can promote the healing potential of the arts within a variety of human service settings.

Program Goals

The mission of the graduate art therapy program reflects the goals and vision of the American Art Therapy Association  in that it strives to educate the next generation of professionals as competent, ethically sound, and culturally proficient mental health practitioners. It is expected that graduates will become leaders in the field and will assist in advancing art therapy as a regulated human service profession in a global environment. Specific to Cedar Crest’s graduate art therapy program is the inclusion of a studio model of art therapy practice that operates within a strengths-based approach to treatment with the goal of graduating students who preserve an ‘artist-as-therapist identity’ as clinicians.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • History and Theory of Art Therapy
  • Psychopathology
  • Group Art Therapy
  • Professional Ethics for Art Therapists
  • Theories of Assessment in Art Therapy
  • Advanced Topics in Art Therapy Materials and Methods
  • Family Art Therapy
  • Theories and Systems of Counseling Psychology
  • Research Design and Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 credits alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, 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.
3

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.
61
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply as an international student:

  • Complete your free application online

  • Official secondary school transcripts
  • Official university transcripts, if appropriate
  • Original score reports for the TOEFL, SAT or ACT, when appropriate
  • Statement of financial support
  • Personal essay in English
  • Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or academic counselor in English or accompanied by a certified English translation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    871 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 871 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    871 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 871 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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