Master's (M.S.) in Clinical Professional Counseling Psychology

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Through Loyola's graduate programs in psychology students become outstanding practitioners and scholars. Engaging in coursework, clinical experience, and research, students interact with expert faculty who are deeply committed to teaching, clinical practice, research, and lifelong learning. Loyola's strong mentoring philosophy ensures that faculty advisors help students develop a professional identity while staying abreast of changes in the mental health field.

Loyola graduate and doctoral psychology students complete a portion of their training at the Loyola Clinical Centers, which provides state-of-the-art facilities and treatment for individuals experiencing difficulties in the areas of psychology, literacy, hearing, speech, and language.

The Psychology Department at Loyola University Maryland offers two master's level courses of study. The Master of Science in Clinical Professional Counseling is for students interested in becoming a master's level mental health practitioner. The Master's plus is for prospective students who have already completed their master's and are looking for additional coursework to become a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland.

The 60-credit Master of Science in Clinical Professional Counseling (CPC) program prepares students to become master’s-level mental health practitioners. Students graduating from this program will have completed all the necessary coursework to become Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC or Professional Counselor) in the state of Maryland or receive a similar credential in other states.

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"Loyola," the surname of St. Ignatius, founder of the Jesuits, carries deep meaning and history at Jesuit schools and universities across the country and around the world. Loyola College in Maryland was the first institution in the United States to bear the name Loyola, and over the course of more than 150 years, the name Loyola College came to represent a rich and wonderful history of educational excellence, enduring values, and commitment to the Jesuit tradition of the liberal arts. Read less