Master Degree in Counseling Psychology

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Frostburg State University’s Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology prepares students to work in mental health clinics, counseling centers, addictions clinics, and human service agencies. The program is committed to science-based training and was the first counseling psychology master’s program in Maryland and only the sixth nationwide to receive accreditation from the Master’s in Psychology Accrediting Council. The FSU master’s program is focused on the development of your personal qualities, understanding and professional skills that will make you an able practitioner in the field. The program includes significant self-discovery as well as the acquisition of the competencies of a professional counselor.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, professionals in the counseling psychology field can anticipate job growth of about 23%, much faster than average, through 2026.

Last updated Aug 2020

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Frostburg State University is a comprehensive, student-centered institution dedicated to providing a quality education that leads to real-world success. We put a focus on experiential learning and stu ... Read More

Frostburg State University is a comprehensive, student-centered institution dedicated to providing a quality education that leads to real-world success. We put a focus on experiential learning and student individuality, helping each student discover and realize his or her unique goals. Our programs prepare future leaders to meet the challenges of a complex and changing global society. FSU works towards regional and statewide economic and workforce development. We draw students from all counties in Maryland, as well as other states and foreign countries. Our programs promote cultural enrichment, civic responsibility and sustainability in the Frostburg community, the Western Maryland region and beyond. FSU is an institution of the University System of Maryland, accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is the only four-year institution of USM west of the Baltimore-Washington corridor. Read less