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Master of Arts in Counseling at CityU

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The CACREP-accredited MA in Counseling program at CityU trains well-rounded mental health counselors and marriage, couple, and family counselors for the realities of day-to-day practice. Supported clinical experiences focus on the delivery of clinical services and assist you in developing a coherent theoretical and ethical framework for practice. You can opt for a two-year intensive, full-time program or a three-year program that caters more to working professionals. Several CACREP Accredited and CACREP Ready tracks are offered so you can choose the path that is right for you.

Expand Your Perspective

  • Explore diverse theoretical perspectives
  • Promote social justice and wellbeing
  • Apply professional ethical standards
  • Positively influence intra- and interpersonal dynamics between individuals and groups
  • Critically evaluate research and perspective
  • Learn from experienced faculty
  • Prepare for day-to-day practice

Why Choose CityU?

  • Top 10 educator of adults nationwide
  • Private, nonprofit university
  • Partnerships with global organizations
  • Alumni working at top Seattle companies
  • Global student community
  • Access to a suite of student services
  • 10 locations in the Northwest and worldwide
  • Financial aid available

Non-profits

Why Choose Nonprofit?

CityU puts you at the center of what we do by providing top-tier faculty, a suite of student services, and a quality educational experience.

We’re with our students every step of the way—through dedicated faculty, a suite of student services, and a quality educational experience.

Non-profits

Why Choose Nonprofit?

CityU puts you at the center of what we do by providing top-tier faculty, a suite of student services, and a quality educational experience.

"The education I got through CityU's master's in counseling program prepared me to go straight into private practice."

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Accreditation and Accolades

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