Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Sofia University

Program Details

Sofia offers this online MA in Counseling Psychology to advance your professional career in the behavioral sciences.  The curriculum is family systems-based, where you will examine the science and practice of clinical counseling. Theory and treatment in this program are inspired by religious and non-religious concepts.  While most of the coursework is online, you will be expected to complete a significant practicum in preparation to become a licensed counselor.  Concentrations are availableWhile this program aligns with California standards for licensure, it may not contain all of the requirements for your individual state.  Be sure to check with your board prior to enrollment in this, or any other, program.  Classes within this online MA counseling degree likely include:

  • Counseling Principles & Practices
  • Psychopharmacology, Brain Structure & Development & Severe Mental Illness
  • Advanced Trauma & Crisis

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sofia University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program requires six on-campus residencies.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories