M.A. On Campus

Counseling Psychology

University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul

12 months
790 USD/credit 23700 USD/year
790 USD/credit 23700 USD/year
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The ‌Counseling Psychology MA at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul provides students with a firm foundation of psychological theories and practical counseling techniques and opportunities for a variety of career paths after graduation.


The MA Counseling Psychology Program meets the educational requirements for licensure* as professional counselors (LPC and LPCC). In addition to coursework, the program requires each student to complete a practicum.  

The programme

MA students at University of Saint Thomas Saint Paul have a wide range of options at which they can complete their practica, including counseling centers, community mental health clinics, correctional facilities, schools, hospitals and the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services. Learn about our M.A. with Direct Admission to the Psy.D. and our elective coursework for CEU credits for licensure as an LPC and LPCC.A student in the M.A. Degree Program in Counseling Psychology is:

  • Assigned a core faculty advisor and taught by core and adjunct faculty who provide a wide array of counseling services to clients
  • Able to develop a flexible plan of study taking evening and weekend courses
  • Connected to a strong network of diverse students, faculty, and alumni

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychological Statistics
  • Learning & Behaviors Change in Counseling Psychology
  • Introduction to Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Assessment I
  • Theories of Career Development
  • Basic Counseling Skills Lab
  • Ethics and Professional Issues
  • Counseling Practicum I
  • Counseling Practicum II
  • Counseling Practicum III

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

  • International graduate applicants must first complete the online application for the program they wish to be admitted to. 
  • General requirements and submissions can be found on the individual program websites. A full list of graduate programs and links to departmental websites and online applications can be found on the graduate admissions website. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 790 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 790 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Paul

1040 - 1755 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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