The UMass Boston PhD in counseling psychology prepares doctoral-level professional counseling psychologists for careers as scholars, university faculty, and practitioners. Our scientist-practitioner training model prepares students to: deliver high quality, evidence-based psychological services and interventions.
The Springfield College Counseling Psychology Program also is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. The curriculum of the PsyD program is designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure as a psychologist in the state of Massachusetts.
To qualify for a license as a psychologist in Massachusetts, individuals must complete a doctoral program in psychology from a program approved by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists or Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB).
Master's Student: I am studying clinical mental health counseling with a specialization in school and community guidance at this program. The courses are amazing, you get hands-on learning and discussion based classes, and I truly feel heard and understood by the professors and field training officers.
Because of the program’s strong reputation, MA graduates have another viable career path: to apply to doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology (e.g., PsyD program in the GSPP). Finally, the GSPP allows some MA students to, after completing the MA Program, be directly admitted into their PsyD Program.
Find APA-accredited programs, including doctoral graduate programs in clinical, counseling, school psychology and combination programs; internships, a required component of doctoral training; and postdoctoral residency programs in traditional and specialty practice areas of psychology.Learn More
Northwestern has an extensive psychology department. This college offers a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology as well as Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Psychology, Counseling, and School Psychology. The diverse atmosphere at this university provides an excellent learning experience with a large number of helpful and knowledgeable staff.Learn More
The Ph.D. Program in Counseling Psychology offers doctoral education and training in psychology and prepares students for entry-level practice in counseling psychology.Learn More
The Massachusetts School Psychologists Association named this scholarship after the founder of the doctoral programs at UMass Amherst and Northeastern University. This scholarship supports minority graduate students seeking master's or education specialist degrees in school counseling from accredited schools in Massachusetts.Learn More
As one of the first twelve psychology doctoral programs approved by the APA in 1948, the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology program has a long-lasting dedication to the scientist-practitioner Boulder model of doctoral training to produce competent graduates with essential clinical assessment, intervention, and research skills.Learn More
To practice psychology in Massachusetts you need to have doctorate degree in psychology from an accredited psychology schools. Currently, there are over 63 accredited schools in Massachusetts offering both undergraduate ang graduate degrees in psychology.Learn More
Through this 48-credit counseling psychology program, build the skills and expertise needed to help people free themselves from psychological distress and behavioral patterns. Explore new ways to catalyze healing, and gain field experience in leading-edge techniques and practices.Learn More
Two APA-accredited psychology Ph.D. degrees are available at Northeastern University’s Bouve College of Health Sciences, a school psychology program accredited since 2013, and a counseling psychology program accredited since 2014. Northeastern is also home to a non-APA-accredited psychology Ph.D. degree housed in the College of Science.Learn More
The Best Colleges for Psychology ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews using data from the U.S. Department of Education. The ranking compares the top psychology programs in the U.S. Read more on how this ranking was calculated.Learn More
A Masters (MA) in Counseling, supervised work experience, and passing of the state board exam are required in order to be approved as a licensed counselor in all states. The Masters in Counseling Psychology degree is a graduate program that is often similar to the MA in Counseling, with similar outcomes.Learn More
Accepts applications from bachelor's degree holders seeking direct entry to the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology program: University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS: Offers a generalist-oriented Ph.D.Learn More
On the Massachusetts campus of American International College, you can choose one of four different psychology master’s degree programs: Clinical, Counseling, Forensic or General Psychology. If you opt for Clinical Psychology, you can further refine your focus by choosing a Forensic Psychology or Mental Health concentration.Learn More