Master of Arts in Counseling
Concordia University Irvine

Program Details

Students in this online graduate Counseling program will gain competency in over 20 skills that use the power of relationships, emotions, and cognitions to create lasting change for those in need. The online master’s in Counseling from Concordia University Irvine teaches students how to engage with people struggling with issues like depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or addictions. They will gain knowledge about the internal workings of a person’s brain and heart to get at the root of issues such as isolation, lack of boundaries, shame, and feeling like they don’t have a voice. This program can lead to licensure in most states. 

The curriculum studies treatment models including:

  • Depth psychology
  • Family systems
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Attachment therapy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Positive psychology


  • Requires one 4-day on-campus intensive at the start of the program.
  • Transcripts
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • GPA of 3.00 
  • Essay 
  • One professional reference 
  • Resume

Special Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission